Master of Science in Business Analytics

The master of science in business analytics (M.S.B.A.) degree program is designed for students with quantitative backgrounds looking to gain a competitive edge before entering the job market as well as those working in the field and looking to further develop their skills.

The curriculum is a blend of foundational courses in descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics; elective courses in analytics applied to a specific functional area or industry; workshops in communication, team, and project management; and hands-on exposure to industry-standard analytics tools/software. The program culminates in a project whereby students work in teams on an actual industry-related problem and present their findings to the client firm.

The program is offered in an intensive 16-month format for full-time students and a two-year, part-time format for working professionals.

Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder. 

Visit the program website for additional information.

The following requirements must be fulfilled: 33 credits, including 25.5 credits in required courses and 7.5 credits in elective courses.

Required
DNSC 6201Introduction to Business Analytics
DNSC 6203Statistics for Analytics I
DNSC 6206Stochastic Fndn: Prob Models
DNSC 6210Decision and Risk Analytics
DNSC 6211Programming for Analytics
DNSC 6212Optimization Methods and Applications
DNSC 6213Statistics for Analytics II
DNSC 6216Business Analytics Skills Workshops
DNSC 6217Business Analytics Practicum
DNSC 6219Time Series Forecasting for Analytics
DNSC 6279Data Mining
ISTM 6212Data Management for Analytics
Electives
7.5 credits in elective courses selected in consultation with the advisor.