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Master of Science in Decision Analytics

Unlock the Power of Analytics in Business Decision-Making

A 30-credit STEM designated degree program

The Master of Science in Decision Analytics (MSDA) is a STEM-designated full-time or part-time program that equips college graduates with the skills to solve complex problems and drive strategic decisions across all business sectors with applications in marketing, finance, human resources, and supply chain and operations.

The Ever-Growing Demand for Business Analytics Across Industries

The demand for business analytics professionals continues to grow across various industries as organizations recognize the value of data-driven decision-making and seek to gain a competitive edge. Here's an overview of the industries where business analytics is particularly in demand: finance and banking, healthcare, retail and e-commerce, marketing and advertising, supply chain and logistics, manufacturing, sports management, consulting, and government and public sector.

Skills You'll Gain 

  • Master statistical, optimization, and simulation  models for data-driven and informed decision-making.
  • Gain proficiency in machine learning and other artificial intelligence (AI) techniques for addressing business challenges across diverse sectors.
  • Become an expert and a persuasive communicator, ensuring your data-driven solutions to business problems are clearly understood and showcased to stakeholders.
  • Showcase your decisions in writing and captivating oral presentations.

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Admitted students will take a prescribed 30 credits (10
classes); students may attend full-time or part-time.


Total Required Credits = 30
Course Title Credits
Data Analysis and Decision Making 3
Business Analytics 3
Data Mining for Business Intelligence 3
Database Management  3
Supply Chain Management and Analytics 3
Advanced Data Analysis and Decision Making 3
Risk and Uncertainty Analysis 3
Decision Support Systems  3
Restricted Elective Courses Select 2 from list below
Advanced Analytics 3
Data Analysis for Finance 3
Project Management 3
Digital Marketing 3
Individual Directed Research in Business 3
Business Internship 3

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Application Deadlines

  • FALL 2024 (International): April 15
  • FALL 2024 (Domestic): July 1