Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in Business Analytics and Master of Science in Business Analytics

The dual BSBA and Master of Science in Analytics program is designed in such a way that students can expect to complete both their Bachelor's and Master's degree within four and a half years. This accelerated program is designed to assist highly-motivated undergraduate students seeking an efficient path and an expedient start to their professional careers without sacrificing quality of education.

Students enroll in up to twelve credits of graduate work in their senior year.* Then, at least twenty credits of graduate work is completed in the fall semester after the senior year.

*Students in this program will only be permitted to take graduate classes if they are within 30 credits of completing the baccalaureate degree and have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Admission Requirements

To qualify for admission to the BBA/BSBA-MSBA programs, a student must:

  • Be within 30 credits of completing the baccalaureate degree with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Requirements for Admission

  • Completed application for admission submitted through BusinessCAS
  • Academic transcript(s)
    • An unofficial copy of your current transcript must be uploaded with your online application.
    • Request official evaluations of transcripts from all previously attended non-U.S. institutions to be sent to BusinessCAS.
  • Statement of purpose and short-essay responses to the career goal and program-related questions in BusinessCAS
  • A current resume
  • At least one letter of recommendation (up to three allowed) may be submitted through the BusinessCAS portal by including recommender contacts within the Program Materials section of the application.

QUESTIONS?

Connect with Miami Herbert Business School’s graduate enrollment advisors at (305) 284-2510 or by email at mba@miami.edu

Curriculum Requirements


For students who earn an A- or better in MAS 311, 332, and 342

BSBA IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS120
University General Education Requirements (24 credit hours) 1, 2, 3
Electives (16 credit hours)
BSBA Business Core Requirements (62 credit hours) 1, 3
Business Analytics Major (18 credit hours) 4
MS IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS32
Required Courses
Communicating for Career Success
Applied Regression Analysis I
Data Acquisition, Preparation, and Visualization
Applied Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
Applied Regression Analysis II
Machine Learning for Data Analytics I
Big Data Analytics
Business Analytics Internship 5
Machine Learning for Data Analytics II
Additional Required Courses
Electives 6
Total Credit Hours152

For students who do not earn an A- or better in MAS 311, 332, and 432

BSBA IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS120
University General Education Requirements (24 credit hours) 1, 2, 3
Electives (16 credit hours)
BSBA Business Core Requirements (62 credit hours) 1, 3
Business Analytics Major (18 credit hours) 4
MS IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS32
Required Courses
Communicating for Career Success
Programming for Data Analytics
Statistics for Managerial Decision Making
Management Science Models for Decision Making
Applied Regression Analysis I
Data Acquisition, Preparation, and Visualization
Applied Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
Applied Regression Analysis II
Machine Learning for Data Analytics I
Big Data Analytics
Business Analytics Internship 5
Machine Learning for Data Analytics II
Additional Required Courses
Electives 6
Total Credit Hours152

Sample Plan of Study

For students who earn an A- or better in  MAS 311, 332, and 342 

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredit Hours
ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MGT 100 Managing for Success in the Global Environment 3
MKT 201 Foundations of Marketing 3
MTH 161 Calculus I 4
UMX 100 The University of Miami Experience 0
 Credit Hours16
Spring
BUS 150 Business Analytics 3
ECO 212 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
MTH 162 Calculus II 4
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore Year
Fall
ACC 211 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BSL 212 Introduction to Business Law 3
BTE 210 Fundamentals of Business Technology and Innovation 3
MAS 311 Applied Probability and Statistics 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
ACC 212 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 300 Critical Thinking and Persuasion for Business 3
FIN 302 Fundamentals of Finance 3
MAS 312 Statistical Methods and Quality Control 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
Fall
MAS 332 Data Acquisition, Preparation and Visualization 3
MAS 342 Introduction to Optimization and Decision Making 3
MGT 304 Organizational Behavior 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours18
Spring
BTE 320 Introduction to Programming 3
MAS 432 Data Analysis 3
MAS 442 Stochastic Models in Operations Research 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 1
 Credit Hours16
Senior Year
Fall
MGT 303 Operations Management 3
Business Analytics Major Choice 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
Elective 3
MAS 637 Applied Regression Analysis I 2
MAS 639 Data Acquisition, Preparation, and Visualization 2
MAS 648 Machine Learning for Data Analytics I 2
 Credit Hours18
Spring
MGT 401 Strategic Management 3
Business Analytics Major Choice 3
Quantitative Choice Course 3
Elective 3
MAS 640 Applied Time Series Analysis and Forecasting 2
MAS 649 Big Data Analytics 2
MAS 651 Machine Learning for Data Analytics II 2
 Credit Hours18
Year One
Fall
BUS 610 Communicating for Career Success 2
MAS 646 Applied Regression Analysis II 2
MAS 650 Business Analytics Internship 2
Electives 14
 Credit Hours20
 Total Credit Hours152

Sample Plan of Study


For students who do not earn an A- or better in  MAS 311, 332, and 432 

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
FallCredit Hours
ECO 211 Principles of Microeconomics 3
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MGT 100 Managing for Success in the Global Environment 3
MKT 201 Foundations of Marketing 3
MTH 161 Calculus I 4
UMX 100 The University of Miami Experience 0
 Credit Hours16
Spring
BUS 150 Business Analytics 3
ECO 212 Principles of Macroeconomics 3
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
MTH 162 Calculus II 4
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours16
Sophomore Year
Fall
ACC 211 Principles of Financial Accounting 3
BSL 212 Introduction to Business Law 3
BTE 210 Fundamentals of Business Technology and Innovation 3
MAS 311 Applied Probability and Statistics 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
ACC 212 Managerial Accounting 3
BUS 300 Critical Thinking and Persuasion for Business 3
FIN 302 Fundamentals of Finance 3
MAS 312 Statistical Methods and Quality Control 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Course 3
 Credit Hours15
Junior Year
Fall
MAS 332 Data Acquisition, Preparation and Visualization 3
MAS 342 Introduction to Optimization and Decision Making 3
MGT 304 Organizational Behavior 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 3
 Credit Hours18
Spring
BTE 320 Introduction to Programming 3
MAS 432 Data Analysis 3
MAS 442 Stochastic Models in Operations Research 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
Elective 3
Elective 1
 Credit Hours16
Senior Year
Fall
MGT 303 Operations Management 3
Business Analytics Major Choice 3
People and Society Cognate Course 3
Elective 3
MAS 631 Statistics for Managerial Decision Making 2
MAS 637 Applied Regression Analysis I 2
MAS 648 Machine Learning for Data Analytics I 2
 Credit Hours18
Spring
MGT 401 Strategic Management 3
Business Analytics Major Choice 3
Quantitative Choice Course 3
Elective 3
MAS 640 Applied Time Series Analysis and Forecasting 2
MAS 649 Big Data Analytics 2
MAS 651 Machine Learning for Data Analytics II 2
 Credit Hours18
Year One
Fall
MAS 627 Programming for Data Analytics 2
MAS 639 Data Acquisition, Preparation, and Visualization 2
MAS 646 Applied Regression Analysis II 2
MAS 650 Business Analytics Internship 2
BUS 610 Communicating for Career Success 2
Electives 10
 Credit Hours20
 Total Credit Hours152