For an overview of the program click here.

Program Prerequisites

Program prerequisites include a bachelor’s degree in any field and demonstration of competency in statistics.

Degree Requirements

The MS-MSBA program consists of 30 semester hours of graduate coursework.

MSC 692, Business Analytics Practicum, is the capstone course and should be taken toward the end of the student’s program.   A student must earn a grade of B or higher in MSC 692.

Required Courses
FOUNDATIONS ACC MANAGERS & ENG
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE & ANALYT
DATA MGT AND DATA MINING
INTRO ANALYTICS & PROGRAMMING
QUANTITATIVE METHODS
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
MODELING & SIMULATION
DECISION MODELING
ADVANCED ANALYTICS
BUSINESS ANALYTICS PRACTICUM
Total Semester Hours30

Additional Information

Thesis Option

A thesis option is available. Students interested in this option should contact both the faculty member who the student wants to serve as the thesis advisor, and the Director of Graduate Programs, before completing 12 hours of graduate study. If selected, the student will register for the MSC 699 Master’s Thesis course for 6 credit hours in lieu of 6 credit hours of electives. 

Transfer Credit

Up to 12 semester hours of graduate credit taken at other universities may be transferred to meet MS-MSBA degree requirements. Inquiries about the transferability of specific courses should be directed to the Director of Graduate Programs, who will consult with the Business Analytics faculty to determine whether the content of the class will be accepted for transfer credit.

For more information contact:
Jennifer Pettitt

Director of Graduate Programs
Business Administration Building Room 102 
256.824.6681 
gradbiz@uah.edu