MS in Business Analytics Curriculum

The MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) curriculum includes 13 courses (33 credits) in total. Students will take courses that cover all core aspects of business analytics from programming in business analytics, to data management, to data modeling, and to data communications. They will also study data ethics and security. The MSBA program journey is completed with a capstone project that gives students real-world experience in applying what they learn in the classroom. The program also offers professional development throughout the program.

MS in Business Analytics Curriculum Overview

Required Prerequisites

**Alternate courses used to fulfill this prerequisite will require pre-approval from the faculty program director. Contact Recruiting and Admissions with any questions or concerns.

Virtual Kickoff

June 9, 2022 at 9am EST

OISS Orientation

July 1, 2022 (virtual)

Summer II (6 credits)

Classes start on July 5, 2022. Hybrid studies available during the Summer II session. 

Fall (13.5 credits)

Classes start on August 22, 2022.

Spring (13.5 credits)

Classes start on January 23, 2023.

Professional Development 

Total Credits (excluding pre-requisites): 33

Concentrations and Electives

Course availability is subject to the student meeting any prerequisites or getting override approvals from the course's department. Other elective courses not listed below are subject to Program Director approval.

Marketing Analytics Concentration (9 credits, choose 3 courses)

Prerequisites are waived for the courses listed in this concentration.

Supply Chain Analytics Concentration (9 credits)

Prerequisites are waived for the courses listed in this concentration.

Data Science Concentration (9 credits, choose 3 courses)

Financial Engineering Analytics Concentration (9 Credits)

Electives: no concentration, choose 3 from the elective list:

*Students taking MKT 312 will not receive credit for GBUS 466