MSBA | Degree Requirements



MSBA Curriculum

The Master of Science in Business Analytics program is 33 credit hours long. Three-credit courses are a full semester long (14 weeks). Courses that are 1.5 credits are seven weeks in length and are offered either in the first or second half of a semester.

Students must successfully complete the following course and program requirements to be eligible for the MS in Business Analytics degree.


MSBA Roadmap
Full-Time | 12

MSBA Roadmap
Full-Time | 16

MSBA Roadmap
Part-Time | 24


Program Requirements

  • Achieve at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average at the time of graduation.
  • Complete all degree requirements within five (5) years.

Course Requirements

Students must complete 33 credits of the following coursework to be eligible for graduation.

Core Courses | 15 Credits*

*Core courses may be waived based on previous academic coursework. See the MSBA Core Course Waiver Policy for details.


Electives | 7.5 Credits**

**Students who wish to satisfy an elective requirement with a course that has not been pre-approved must obtain written permission from the Administrative or Faculty Director.


SAS Certificate in Business Analytics

Students in the MS in Business Analytics program are eligible to complete the 15-credit SAS Certificate in Business Analytics. Participants will analyze real-world data using a variety of analytics, from simple descriptive methods to more sophisticated predictive and prescriptive approaches. Students should see their academic advisor for more information on how to apply.

Required Courses | 15 Credits***

***Students may apply courses completed for the MS in Business Analytics towards the SAS Certificate in Business Analytics.