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Master's in Applied Analytics Curriculum

Our rigorous Applied Analytics curriculum prioritizes decision sciences, information systems, and technology management. Build your analytical foundation through core requirements and a six-unit applied analytics internship

Applied Analytics Electives, 4 units  
Session A Session B
BSCI 650 Personal and Leadership Development Workshop, 1 unit DESC 620: Advanced Statistical Tools, 2 units
DESC 626: Simulation Modeling,  2 units ISTM 624: Big Data Management, 2 units
ISTM 620: Workflow and Business Process Modeling and Analysis, 2 units DESC 637: Multiple Attribute Decision Analysis, 2 units
Internship, 0-2 units  Internship, 0-4 units
Session A Session B
DESC 624: Predictive Analytics, 2 units ISTM 622: Social Media Analytics, 2 units
ISTM 627: Marketing Informatics, 2 units PGBS 670Z: Education to Business Project, 2 units
Applied Analytics Elective, 2 units Applied Analytics Elective, 2 units
   
Session A Session B
DESC 622: Optimization Modeling, 2 units ISTM 626: The Art and Science of Business Analytics, 2 units
Applied Analytics Electives, 2 units Applied Analytics Electives, 2 units
Applied Analytics Electives, Applied Research Project, and/or Internship, 2-8 units Applied Analytics Electives, Applied Research Project, and/or Internship, 2-8 units

Required Core DESC (must compete all)

  • DESC 626 Simulation Modeling
  • DESC 620 Advanced Statistical Tools
  • DESC 624 Predictive Analytics
  • DESC 637 Multiple Attribute Decision Analysis
  • DESC 622 Optimization Modeling
  • DESC Electives (Must complete at least 2 units)

DESC 636 Project Management

  • DESC 627 Supply Chain Analytics
  • DESC 628 Healthcare Analytics
  • DESC 621 Valuation of Real Options

Applied Electives (Must complete at least 2 units)

  • Elec1, Elec2, etc. (non-DESC/ISTM discipline electives)

Required Core ISTM (must complete all)

  • ISTM 620 Workflow/Business Process Modeling /Analysis
  • ISTM 624 Big Data Management
  • ISTM 627 Analytics for Customer Insights
  • ISTM 622 Web and Social Media Analytics
  • ISTM 626 The Art and Science of Business Analytics

ISTM Electives (Must complete at least 2 units)

  • ISTM 660 Business Analytics and Intelligence
  • ISTM 630 Information Security User Behavior Analytics
  • ISTM 6EE Geographic / Geo-spatial / Location Analytics

Internship / E2B / Applied Research (Must complete at least 12 units)

  • May waive based on past or current work experience