Master of Science in Business Analytics (MS) Degree

MS Business Analytics Part-time Plan of Study

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

Total credits - 45 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


Concentrations (9 credits)

Statistics Concentration

Course Title Credits
STAT 622 Statistical Decision Theory I 3
STAT 624 Statistical Decision Theory I 3
STAT 626 Statistical Sampling 3
STAT 628 Applied Regression Analysis 3
STAT 634 Quality and Six-Sigma 3
STAT 638 Advanced Statistical Quality Control 3
ECON 550 Econometrics 3
ECON 560 Time Series Econometrics 3
Econ 639 Applied Industrial Analysis 3
FIN 642 Business Conditions and Forecasting 3
MKTG 606 Customer Analytics 3
MKTG 607 Data Driven Digital Marketing 3


Modeling Concentration

Course Title Credits
OPR 622 Operations Research II 3
OPR 624 Advanced Mathematical Program 3
OPR 626 System Simulation 3
ECON 548 Mathematical Economics 3
ECON 610 Microeconomics 3
ECON 650 Business and Economic Strategy: Game Theory and Applications 3


Information Systems Concentration

Course Title Credits
MIS 611 Management Information Systems 3
MIS 624 E-Commerce Systems I 3
MIS 630 Inter-Active Decision Support Systems 3
MIS 631 VB.NET Programming 3
MIS 641 MIS Policy and Strategy 3
MIS 650 Management of Health Care Info Systems 3
MIS 651 Information Systems Outsourcing Management 3
MIS 661 Introduction to Enterprise Application Software using SAP - Logistics 3
MIS 698 ST: Hadoop 3


Functional Area of Business Concentration

600 level courses within LeBow with the following prefixes: ACCT, FIN, MKTG, POM or ECON.
Courses outside LeBow may be substituted with approval from Department Head and Associate Dean.