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M.S. in Business Analytics Curriculum

The STEM-designated full-time M.S. in business analytics program is a 36-credit hour program. Through hands-on coursework students hone their decision-making skills and learn to use analytic tools to drive positive outcomes for businesses.

Curriculum Outline:

Required Courses Analytics Core (6 credits – Both courses required)
• Data Analysis & Decision Making
• Business Analytics

Analytics Applications Core (6 credits - select 2)
• Accounting Analytics
• Marketing Analytics
• Financial Analytics
• Principles of Management Science

Analytics Depth Core (6 credits - select 2 – can include any not already selected from Analytics Applications Core)

• Linear Statistical Models
• Time Series Modeling and Analysis
• Customer Relationship Management with SAP
• Applied Data Science
• Advanced Data Analytics
• Statistical Methods in Information Science and Technology
• Data Mining
• Basics of Information Retrieval Systems
• Information Visualization
• Data Warehouse
• Research Methods in Information Science and Technology
• Introduction to Database Management Systems
• Analytical Data Mining

Analytics Electives (18 credits - 6 select courses – can include any not selected from Analytics Applications Core or Analytics Depth Core
• Data Base Administration Concepts & DB Mgt
• Natural Language Processing
• Object-oriented programming in C++
• Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
• Explorations in Computing & Programming
• Artificial Neural Networks
• Software Engineering
• Simulation and Modeling

Additional Approved Graduate Business or Analytics Courses From Schools and Colleges at Syracuse University

Students must pass a comprehensive exam at the end of the last semester of the program.