Business Analytics & Statistics

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Undergraduate Programs

Our bachelor’s programs are one-of-a-kind. We teach students the skills necessary to excel in a data-driven world.

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Master’s Programs

Our master’s programs provide state-of-the-art training and prepare students to be organizational change agents.

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Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. in analytics is dedicated to providing qualified candidates with the intellectual and professional capabilities needed to pursue research and teaching careers at major universities.

Business Analytics Forum

A unique partnership of non-competing companies with analytics-based strategies and operations.

The Business Analytics Forum provides access to talent recruiting, best practices and cutting-edge research application.

We were named in the Top Ten Most Prominent Analytics and Data Science Institutes!

Analytics Insight magazine named the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Haslam College of Business as one of its “10 Most Prominent Analytics and Data Science Institutes” of 2019 in its July issue. Analytics Insight specifically credited Haslam’s Master of Science in Business Analytics program as immersing students in a one-of-a-kind, real-world capstone course experience that will enable the next generation of data scientists to lead forward-thinking organizations’ business analytics operations.

The Value of the Haslam MSBA

Haslam MSBA students learn to synthesize and clearly communicate their analytic findings to effectively impact organizational decision-making.

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Featured Faculty

Michel Ballings

Michel Ballings is an associate professor, a James and Joanne Ford Faculty Research Fellow and the director of the JTV Center Intelligence Lab at the Department of Business Analytics and…

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Student, Faculty & AlumniSpotlights

                  Sean Willems
Sean Willems


In a fall MSBA course, Willems will teach students how to solve analytics problems in practice. “Data is messy, and we’ll look at how to wrestle with it and make sense of it,” he says.

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                  Kayla Ellis
Kayla Ellis


As an MSBA candidate, Ellis enjoyed real-world projects, "doing market basket analysis and figuring out correlations between products and marketing tools.”

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