Business Analytics Curriculum

The Master's in Business Analytics curriculum is a blend of technical, business and professional development courses.

Students have the option of completing the 33-unit program in two or three semesters (10 or 16 months). A summer internship is possible in the three-semester program.

Sample 10-Month Program of Study (May Graduation)

Summer
(Pre-Fall)
Fall Spring
Online Bootcamp
Programming: CBT or Pass Proficiency Test (no credit)
MKTG 552 Introduction to Statistics (8 weeks; 2 units) MKTG 555B Experimentation and Data Analysis (8 weeks; 2 units)
Online Bootcamp
SQL/RDB Overview (fulfills prerequisite for MIS 587; 1 unit)
MKTG 555A Regression Modeling for Analytics (8 weeks; 2 units) MIS 545 Data Mining for Business Intelligence (3 units)
Orientation Week
Introduction to Business Analytics (2 credits)
MIS 561 Data Visualization (3 units) MIS 587 Business Intelligence (3 units)
  MIS 586 Big Data Analytics (3 units) BNAD 597A Business Consulting (3 units)
  MIS 509 Business Communications (3 units) Elective (focus may include econometrics, marketing, finance, forensic accounting or information technology; 3 units)
  Elective (focus may include econometrics, marketing, finance, forensic accounting or information technology; 3 units)  
Total: 3 units Total: 16 units Total: 14 units

 

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Sample 16-Month Program of Study (December Graduation)

Summer
(Pre-Fall)
Fall Spring Summer Fall
Online Bootcamp
Programming: CBT or Pass Proficiency Test (no credit)
MKTG 552 Introduction to Statistics (8 weeks; 2 units) MKTG 555B Experimentation and Data Analysis (8 weeks; 2 units) Internship (optional) MIS 586 Big Data Analytics (3 units)
Online Bootcamp
SQL/RDB Overview (fulfills prerequisite for MIS 587; 1 unit)
MKTG 555A Regression Modeling for Analytics (8 weeks; 2 units) MIS 545 Data Mining for Business Intelligence (3 units)   Elective (focus may include econometrics, marketing, finance, forensic accounting or information technology; 3 units)
Orientation Week
Introduction to Business Analytics (2 credits)
MIS 561 Data Visualization (3 units) MIS 587 Business Intelligence (3 units)   Elective (focus may include econometrics, marketing, finance, forensic accounting or information technology; 3 units)
  MIS 509 Business Communications (3 units) BNAD 597A Business Consulting (3 units)    
Total: 3 units Total: 10 units  Total: 11 units   Total: 9 units

 

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