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Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements

The curriculum for the Master of Science in Business Analytics requires a minimum of 12 courses (48 credit hours), consisting of:

  • Nine core courses (36 credit hours total)
  • Three career path electives (12 credit hours total)
Course Title Quarter Hours
Core Courses
Foundational
GSB 420BUSINESS ANALYTICS TOOLS4
or GSB 519 BUSINESS ANALYTICS TOOLS (FORMERLY GSB420)
MGT 585FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS ANALYTICS4
Analytics
ECO 520BUSINESS ANALYTICS TOOLS II4
MGT 506DECISION MAKING FOR MANAGERS4
MGT 586DATA VISUALIZATION4
MGT 588DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS4
Business
MGT 587BUSINESS PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS4
MGT 598PROJECT MANAGEMENT4
Capstone
MGT 599ANALYSIS OF BUSINESS STRATEGY & CAPSTONE4
Career Path Electives
Students may choose any three elective electives from the courses listed below. However, they are encouraged to select meaningful course groupings that support career and academic objectives. The career paths below provide several groupings for your consideration. MGT 793 Management Internship may also be taken for one of the three elective courses. Please note some course prerequisites.
Computer Science
CSEC 440
INFORMATION SECURITY MANAGEMENT (FORMERLY CNS 440)
CSC 401
INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING
NET 411
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AND NETWORK SYSTEMS (FORMERLY TDC 411)
Other CSC, DSC and TDC courses as appropriate, with permission of MSBA Director
Data Science
DSC 480
SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS (FORMERLY CSC 495)
IS 452
BIG DATA & THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT)
DSC 441
FUNDAMENTALS OF DATA SCIENCE (FORMERLY IS 467)
Economic Analysis
ECO 511
BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC FORECASTING
ECO 525
STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING AND GAME THEORY
ECO 555
MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS
Enterprise Risk Management
ACC 500
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
or ACC 502
FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING
FIN 555
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
FIN 562
RISK MANAGEMENT
FIN 565
PRINCIPLES OF RISK AND INSURANCE
FIN 566
RISK MANAGEMENT MODELING
Geographic Information Systems
To be taken in order listed:
GEO 441
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
GEO 442
GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT
GEO 446
GIS ANALYSIS OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC HEALTH
Healthcare
MGT 510
TECHNOLOGY, QUALITY & HEALTH INFORMATICS
MGT 559
HEALTH SECTOR MANAGEMENT
MGT 566
HEALTH INSURANCE & BENEFITS
Hospitality
HSP 561
MANAGING REVENUE TO MAXIMIZE FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
HSP 562
HOSPITALITY DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS AND CURRENT TRENDS
HSP 563
HOSPITALITY RESEARCH ANALYSIS & FINANCIAL METRICS
Human Resources
MGT 523
RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION
MGT 526
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
MGT 535
CHANGE MANAGEMENT AND CONSULTING
MGT 555
HUMAN CAPITAL STRATEGY AND SCIENCE
MGT 584
CONSULTING SKILLS
MGT 591
FUNDAMENTALS OF PEOPLE ANALYTICS
MGT 592
ADVANCED PEOPLE ANALYTICS
Marketing
MKT 525
MARKET RESEARCH
MKT 530
CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
MKT 534
ANALYTICAL TOOLS FOR MARKETERS
MKT 555
MARKETING MANAGEMENT
MKT 576
EFFECTIVE BUSINESS COMMUNICATION
Supply Chain Management
MGT 501
STRATEGIC SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
MGT 502
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
MGT 507
GLOBAL SOURCING AND PROCUREMENT
MGT 509
PRODUCTION AND INVENTORY MANAGEMENT
MGT 511
TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS

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