MBA/MS in Analytics & Information Management 

A combined 72 credits for these two degrees (30 credits for the MS in Analytics & Information Management and 42 credits* for the MBA) is reduced to 67.5 credits through credit-sharing. 

Students must apply and be accepted to both programs of study. Students may begin their studies in either program. Students who successfully complete all requirements will receive two degrees and two diplomas. The degrees must be conferred simultaneously.

* Up to 6 credits may be waived based on previous coursework in accounting, economics, finance and statistics. To be eligible for a course waiver, a grade of ‘B-‘ or better is required in an approved course taken within the past 5 years.

Learning Goals and Methods in the Professional MBA Program 

Knowledge Area Related Learning Goal
Ethical Competency Students will be able to recognize ethical dilemmas in an organizational context and apply ethical decision-making frameworks to business decisions.
Sustainability Perspective Students will recognize and apply sustainability principles to strategic decisions as a means for competitive differentiation.
Problem Solving Students will demonstrate an ability to analyze complex situations, analyze information and evaluate alternatives from different perspectives to develop solutions for business problems and to seize innovative opportunities.
Management and Leadership Skills Students will gain innovative managerial and leadership skills for motivating people and creating positive organizational change.
Cultural Intelligence Students will possess the skills to manage effectively in a global business environment.

Learning Goals and Methods in the MS-AIM Program 

Knowledge Area Related Learning Goal
Business Analytics Graduates will be able to perform analysis techniques with state-of-the-art tools. Graduates will be able to recommend appropriate methodologies or techniques to address a business problem.
Data Stewardship Graduates will be able to capture, manage, transform, and protect critical data. Graduates will be able to assess the quality of data and to apply appropriate techniques to improve quality. 
Actionable Communication Graduates will be able to communicate the findings, relevance and potential impact of their analyses to support and influence decisions and strategic change in the organization. 
Ethical Mindset Graduates will be able to identify legal and ethical issues regarding data and will be prepared to act consistently with ethical principles including those of responsibility, rights, and diversity. 

Graduation Requirements for the MBA/MS in Analytics & Information Management

MS in Analytics & Information Management Coursework

ISYS 610: Analytics & Information Management 3 credits
ISYS 611: Information Systems Ecosystem 3 credits
ISYS 612: Data Querying 3 credits
ISYS 613: Data Sourcing & Quality 3 credits

ISYS 620: Predictive Analytics with Machine Learning


ISYS 622: Behavioral Analytics with Visualization

3 credits
ISYS 621 Data Structures 3 credits
ISYS 623: Project, Process, and Persuasive Communication 3 credits
ISYS 630: Prescriptive Analytics & Decision Modeling 3 credits
ISYS 631: Business Analytics Capstone 3 credits
Total credits 30 credits

MBA Coursework 

ACCT 501: Accounting Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
STAT 501: Statistics Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
ECON 501: Economics Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
FINC 501: Finance Fundamentals* 1.5 credits
STAT 510: Applied Statistics 3 credits
GRBU 503: Managerial Decision Tools 1.5 credits
MGMT 513: Managing People for Sustained Competitive Advantage 1.5 credits
ACCT 515: Accounting for Decision Makers 3 credits
ECON 520: Managerial Economics 3 credits
MGMT 523: Applied Business Ethics 1.5 credits
SCMG 527: Supply Chain/Operations Management 1.5 credits
BLAW 529: Business Legal Environment 1.5 credits
FINC 530: Financial Management 3 credits
MGMT 531: Strategic Sustainability and Models 1.5 credits
MGMT 533: Global Business 1.5 credits
MKTG 535: Marketing Management 3 credits
MGMT 540: Strategy and Implementation 3 credits
MGMT 545: Executive Insights 3 credits
MGMT 548: Capstone Project 3 credits
Total credits 42 credits

* These courses may be waived based on previous coursework.