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About the Program
The MS in Business Analytics and Information Management will educate students in state-of-the-art information technologies and analytical techniques. The program is designed to enable informed decision-making using data. Students will have opportunities to: 1) apply their learning to real-world problems, 2) gain competency in current best practices of data handling and analysis, 3) develop awareness of various business contexts that benefit from data-driven decisions and 4) advance their ability to communicate findings to a variety of audiences.
Students have the ability to specialize in supply chain analytics, investment analytics or corporate finance analytics. Students also develop proficiency with a variety of software tools including SAS, Python, Minitab, SQL, Gurobi, R, and various big data technologies. Graduates are eligible for a STEM OPT extension.
Program Format and Schedule
The program is a Full-Time program covering 3 semesters and a total of 36 required credit hours. In addition to core curriculum, students gain business breadth by completing 6 credits of business foundation courses and 5 credits of free electives from the Full-Time MBA program.