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Master of Science in Business Analytics Curriculum

Curriculum Details

30 total credits required

Through the online MS in Business Analytics, you'll gain a direct understanding of how to effectively enhance business processes with data-driven, informed insights. The business analytics courses that you'll explore in the program have been composed by faculty with extensive experience in improving organizational, managerial, and industrial business procedures. Designed for real-world, practical applications, the degree will prepare you to advance your career as you employ descriptive, prescriptive, and predictive analytical tools to solve business problems.

Scranton’s MS Business Analytics program is part of the Kania School of Management, which is among an elite 10 percent of U.S. business schools to have earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International. Additionally, the program carries a STEM designation, which is especially important for international students looking for opportunities to continue training in the United States for up to three years after graduation.

Core Courses
(15 credits)

BUAN 571: Introduction to Business Analytics
BUAN 572: Data Mining
BUAN 576: Business Database Management Systems
BUAN 578: Business Intelligence
BUAN 590: Big Data Capstone Project

Elective Courses
(15 credits)

BUAN 573: Business Analytics Using R
BUAN 574: Business Forecasting Models
BUAN 575: Business Simulation
BUAN 577: Data Visualization
BUAN 584: Special Topics in Business Analytics
BUAN 585: Big Data Ethics
BUAN 586: Applied Business Statistics
BUAN 587: Customer Relationship Management
BUAN 588: Business Analytics Using Python

Foundation Modules (1 credit each)

Students who need the appropriate foundational background will be required to take the modules listed below. Based on the student's prior academic preparation and work experience, some or all of these one-credit modules may be waived.

MBA 501A: Statistics Module
MBA 501B: Management Science Module
MBA 501C: Information Management Module

For official course descriptions, please see the latest University of Scranton MBA course catalog.

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