Business Analytics

MS in Business Analytics Plan of Study

MS in Business Analytics Full-Time

Below is a sample plan of study for a student enrolled in our full-time Master of Science in Business Analytics degree program. Full-time students will determine a customized plan of study with their program advisor.

See the current Drexel Course Catalog for complete degree requirements and course descriptions.

Total credits - 45 credits (semester equivalent: 30 credits)

Required courses - 30 credits
Concentration requirements - 9 credits
Free electives - 6 credits

Full-time Plan of Study (students enrolling fall 2017 and after)

Term Course Title Credits
Fall (9 credits) MIS 612 Aligning Information Systems and Business Strategies 3
OPR 601 Managerial Decision Models and Simulation 3
STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics 3
Winter (9 credits) MIS 633 Predictive Business Analytics with Relational Database Data 3
OPR 620 Operations Research I 3
STAT 630 Multivariate Analysis 3
Spring (9 credits) MIS 634 (or) MIS 632 Advanced Programming in SAS (or) Database Analysis and Design for Business 3
STAT 642 Data Mining for Business Analytics 3
Concentration Course 1: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3
Summer (3 credits) Experiential Component - Internship, co-op, consulting course/project 3
Fall (9 credits) BUSN 710 Business Analytics Capstone Project 3
Concentration Course 2: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3
Elective - any LeBow 600-level course 3
Winter (6 credits) Concentration Course 3: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3
Elective - any 600-level LeBow course 3


MS in Business Analytics Part-Time

Graduate students have the option to earn a Master of Science in Business Analytics as part of our part-time graduate degree program. Part-time students will determine a customized plan of study with their program advisor, which offers flexibility in the timeline noted below. Below is a sample plan of study for a part-time student enrolled in the MS in Business Analytics degree program.

Total credits - 45 credits (semester equivalent: 30 credits)

Required courses - 30 credits
Concentration requirements - 9 credits
Free electives - 6 credits

Part-time Plan of Study (students enrolling fall 2017 and after)

Term Course Title Credits
Fall (6 credits) MIS 612 Aligning Information Systems and Business Strategies 3
STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics 3
Winter (6 credits) MIS 633 Predictive Business Analytics with Relational Database Data 3
STAT 630 Multivariate Analysis 3
Spring (6 credits) MIS 634 (or) MIS 632 Advanced Programming in SAS (or) Database Analysis and Design for Business 3
STAT 642 Data Mining for Business Analytics 3
Summer (6 credits) OPR 601 Managerial Decision Models and Simulation 3
Concentration/Elective: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3
Fall (6 credits) BUSN 710 Business Analytics Capstone Project 3
Concentration/Elective: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3
Winter (6 credits) OPR 620 Operations Research I 3
Concentration/Elective: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3
Spring (6 credits) Concentration/Elective: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3
Concentration/Elective: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3
Summer (3 credits) Concentration/Elective: STAT, MIS, OPR, Functional Area of Business Concentration 3