MS Business Analytics
The MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) consists of 36 hours** designed to prepare graduates to identify and implement opportunities for the strategic use of business analytics with an emphasis on business. Students gain knowledge of a broad range of disciplines and functions in the business as well as specialized knowledge of business analytics and its accompanying skill set.
The MSBA program consists of the following required courses.
- ACCT 5307 Measurement and Analysis for Business Decision Making
- MANA 5344 Evidenced-based Management
- INSY 5337 Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
- INSY 5339 Principles of Business Data Mining
- ECON 5337 Business and Economic Forecasting
- INSY 5379 Business Analytics Capstone Project
- Approved statistics course
- Approved unstructured data course
- elective hours as approved by Graduate Advisor
With approval of the Graduate Advisor, electives can be selected from such courses as
- ECON 5313 Managerial Economics
- ECON 5338 Applied Time Series
- ECON 5339 Econometrics II
- INSY 5360 Statistical Computing
- MANA 5329 Methods of Organizational Research
- MANA 5334 Organizational Consulting and Research
- MARK 5343 Advanced Research Analysis I
- MARK 5344 Advanced Research Analysis II
- MASI 5330 Nonparametrics
- OPMA 5321 Introduction to Management Sciences
Upon approval by the MSBA Graduate Advisor, COB electives can be chosen from courses listed in the Graduate Catalog when offered.
**For those students with no business background, three of the following foundation courses are required: ACCT 5301, ECON 5311, FINA 5311, MARK 5311, or MANA 5312 making the MSBA program a total of 45 hours.
See the catalog for further details.