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Master of Science - Business Analytics
The Master of Science in Business Analytics provides students with expertise in processing business data into actionable information. The program provides a theoretical understanding of the principles used in data analysis for business decision making. It also engages students in practical, hands-on, transformative learning experiences with real-world data.
UCO’s MSBA Program, a Tier-3 SAS Academic Specialization, provides a theoretical understanding of the principles used in data analysis for business decision making. It also engages students in practical, hands-on, transformative learning experiences with real-world data. SAS (www.sas.com) is the global leader in analytics, machine learning, data science, and artificial intelligence (AI).
Courses You'll Take
The MSBA program is a STEM-designated program at the University of Central Oklahoma that will equip each graduate with data analysis skills and business knowledge for great business decision making.
MSBA Program Courses Include:
- Applied Regression Analysis
- Managing Analytics
- Spreadsheet Modeling
- Managerial Finance
- Managerial and Operational Analytics
- Financial Analytics
- Programming for Analytics
- Marketing Analytics
- Database Foundation for Analytics
- Data Visualization
- Applied Analytics
- Advanced Applied Analytics
- Advanced Business Statistics
Requirements for Admission
- Completed the application for graduate admission
- Minimum 2.75 Undergraduate GPA
- 500-word personal statement
- Current Resume
- Official Undergraduate Transcript
Review the degree sheet for a full list of requirements.
Applicants should be aware that admission is competitive and meeting the admission requirements alone does not guarantee admission. Candidates should be willing to participate in a Skype/phone interview.
Data-savvy managers are needed to pose the right analysis questions, interpret and challenge the results, then make the appropriate business decisions. The MSBA program will engage our students in practical, hands-on and transformative learning experiences with real-world data.
This program is categorized as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) designated degree program per federal government categories (USCIS STEM). The degrees enumerated in the expanded STEM designation list qualify for a 17-month optional practical training (OPT) extension for F-1 nonimmigrant students (USCIS F1).