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Accelerator program - Information and Decision Science (BS), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months


The Accelerator program - Information and Decision Science (BS) from University of Illinois at Chicago is grounded in a research-based curriculum and corporate-sponsored project courses that give students the proven experience firms are looking for. 

The programme

IDS majors explore the potential of new technology to alter business operations, analysis and strategy. Students leave our program ready to meet the growing demand for business technologists.

Program Outcomes

With an IDS degree, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to:

  • Design, implement, analyze, and manage information technology systems
  • Research emerging technologies
  • Design and update system’s software and create applications tailored to an organization’s needs
  • Plan and analyze surveys
  • Utilize computer systems and programs for decision aiding
  • Use Java, SAS, SPSS
  • Undertake forecasting using time series methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Internet Technology and Management
  • Internet Applications in Business
  • Business Project Management

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Completed application form
  • Your secondary school transcript and a certified English translation if your original transcript is not in English
  • If you have graduated already, include your secondary school diploma and a certified English translation if your original diploma is not in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24804 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24805 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 2 Semesters: $24,805–$32,000 (USD)
  • 3 Semesters: $40,000 (USD)

Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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