Business Analytics (MS)

Admission Requirements

  1. Completion of a graduate application along with application fee
  2. Provision of two letters of reference, a resume, and a personal statement
  3. Completion of an undergraduate degree along with official transcripts
  4. GMAT or GRE score: May be waived for applicants with significant work experience in the field of analytics or for applicants with significant academic exposure (e.g., major or minor) in a STEM or technical field
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Program Requirements

The Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program requires a minimum of 30 credit hours for program completion. Currently, 22.5 credit hours are core and 7.5 credit hours are in electives.

Students also may enroll in up to three (3) additional credit hours in Analytics Internship courses spread across the program's three semesters.

Core Courses and Special Topics

Plan of Study Grid
Year 1
FallHours
MSBA 630 Data Management 3.0
MSBA 605 Programming for Analytics 1.5
MSBA 610 Linear Algebra 1.5
MSBA 615 Introduction to Statistical Packages 1.5
MSBA 620 Data Analytics I 3.0
 Hours10.5
Spring
MSBA 635 Data Analytics II 3.0
MSBA 645 Data Mining 3.0
MSBA 650 Data Analytics III 3.0
MSBA 680 Special Topics in Business Analytics (Elective course) 1.5
 Hours10.5
Summer
MSBA 685 Analytics Internship (optional, spread across three semesters) 1 1.0
MSBA 625 Storytelling with Data 3.0
MSBA 680 Special Topics in Business Analytics (Elective course) 6.0
 Hours9
 Minimum Total Hours30

Sequence of courses is subject to change. 

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Optional internship, 1 credit hour per semester completed.