Diverse disciplines. Data-centric problems. Complex algorithms.

The Tippie Department of Business Analytics offers experts in data science, social network analysis, machine learning, optimization, statistics, transportation, and supply chain management. While faculty focus on their individual areas of specialty when conducting research, they bring that knowledge to life in the classroom.  

The faculty within the department includes a roster of tenure-track faculty, experienced lecturers, and adjunct faculty from the corporate sector. Department research is highly regarded and frequently cited in journals and publications. Both faculty and PhDs benefit from a seminar series that brings top researchers to campus to present.

Tippie's Business Analytics Department was named the 2021 winner of the prestigious UPS George D. Smith Prize that is awarded annually by INFORMS, the largest international association of analytics and operations research professionals.

Academic Programs

Ann Campbell

PhD in Business Analytics

The PhD in Business Analytics from the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business is one of the leading doctoral programs in business analytics. It is a STEM designated PhD program with specializations in information systems, quantitative methods, and operations management. 

Blake Ingram

Full-time Master of Business Analytics

Immerse yourself in the fast-growing field of business analytics. The full-time, on-campus master’s is a three-semester program that will put you on the leading edge of a burgeoning industry hungry for top talent.

Alison Burchett

Business Analytics Certificate

Learn how to analyze data for business decisions by earning this graduate-level certificate. Offered online and in three locations in Iowa.

Department Highlights

Analytics Classroom students

Tippie Analytics Cooperative

Analytics students provide business solutions for real-world clients through student consulting projects.

International Award for Excellence
2021 UPS Smith Prize Tippie College of Business Department of Business Analytics

The Tippie College of Business received the UPS George D. Smith Prize, which recognizes the leading university in the world for excellence in preparing students to practice in the areas of analytics or operations research. 

Student Organization
Tippie Technology Association

An award-winning student organization that provides networking events, hands-on learning, and professional development activities. 

By the Numbers

100 percent

May 2021 grads employed

within 6 months of graduation
Students enrolled in Iowa's graduate programs in Analytics

Graduate analytics students enrolled

Average starting salary for Master's in Business Analytics graduates

Average starting salary

among May 2021 graduates

Contact Us

Business Analytics

W252 Pappajohn Business Building