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Online Master of Science in Business Analytics Program Curriculum

Online Master of Science in Business Analytics at the University of Houston
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The Online MS degree in Business Analytics requires 36 semester credit hours, comprising the courses listed. Our coursework is driven by world-class research and industry experts, making our program the ideal choice for those looking to take their data skills to the next level.

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Course No. Courses for the Data Management Track Credit Hours
BZAN 6351 Basic Programming for Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6352 Quantitative Foundations for Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6353 Research Design for Problems in Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6354 Database Management Infrastructure and Architectures for Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6355 Advanced Programming for Big Data Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6356 Database Management Tools for Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6357 Business Analytics – Frameworks and Methods 3 credit hours
  Elective 1 3 credit hours
  Elective 2 3 credit hours
  Elective 3 3 credit hours
BZAN 6660 Capstone Project in Business Analytics 6 credit hours
TOTAL 36 credit hours
Course No. Courses for the Data Analytics Track Credit Hours
BZAN 6351 Basic Programming for Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6352 Quantitative Foundations for Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6353 Research Design for Problems in Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6354 Database Management Infrastructure and Architectures for Business Analytics 3 credit hours
BZAN 6357 Business Analytics - Frameworks and Methods 3 credit hours
  Elective 1 3 credit hours
  Elective 2 3 credit hours
  Elective 3 3 credit hours
  Elective 4 3 credit hours
  Elective 5 3 credit hours
BZAN 6660 Capstone Project in Business Analytics 6 credit hours
  TOTAL 36 credit hours

Core Courses & Electives. Core courses will cover the foundation topics that emphasize data management and analytical skills. Electives courses will enable students to develop specialized skills in focused business areas such as Energy, Marketing, Finance, Real Estate, Healthcare, Accounting, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, and Supply Chain Management.

Internship/Capstone Practicum. This course will give students hands-on experience by making them work on a business-defined problem that focuses on data management and/or analytics. The learning goal is for them to develop data management and analytic strategies, manage analytics team, and lead analytics projects.

 

Data Analytics Track

Graduate Education in Data Analytics

Students will learn to extract and categorize data. A knowledge of qualitative and quantitative techniques to analyze data to make insightful business decisions will allow students to further their career path in multiple fields.

Data Analytics Course Work

Students will build a solid foundation in analyzing large data sets and the ability to make strategic business decisions.

 

Data Management Track

Graduate Education in Data Management

Students will gain an in-depth knowledge of analyzing large data sets and uncovering business insights. Expert skills in Big Data Management will be obtained giving students the ability to organize, process, and maintain information in multiple industries.

Data Management Course Work

In this comprehensive program, students will gain a deep knowledge of managing data and the ability to pull and organize information from different sources. The goal of this program is to expose students to a variety of infrastructures and data sources.