University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Business Analytics M.S.

Master of Science - Business Analytics


Course Requirements32
Total Hours32

Degree Specific Credits: 32

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • The Masters of Business Analytics (MSBA) is a 32 credit program offered through flexible delivery, either on campus or off campus using Zoom technology.
  • Upon completion of the program foundation classes, the one year MSBA consists of 21 credits of required courses and 11 credits of electives, to assist in self-designing a program to meet your individualized needs.
  • All coursework focuses on providing experience with both hard technical skills and soft business skills.
  • The core curriculum includes the study of business intelligence, big data analytics, business statistics, statistical computing, data mining and management, and communicating insights based on data analysis and associated decision-making.

Course Requirements

Complete all of the following courses:
BGEN 505Graduate Fundamentals of Business3
BGEN 516Applied Business Statistics3
BGEN 526Graduate Introduction to Business Analytics3
BGEN 631Introduction to SQL1
BGEN 632Graduate Introduction to Python2
BMIS 601Business Intelligence3
BMIS 625Mining of Text & Unstructured Data2
BMKT 670Applied Data Analytics3
BMKT 673Advanced Applied Modeling3
BMKT 680Big Data and Innovation2
BMKT 689MSBA Capstone Prep1
BMKT 699Capstone3
MBA 694Seminar (Telling Stories with Data)3
Total Hours32

Minimum Required Grade: C