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Curriculum

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

Session AUnits
Required Core Courses  
DESC 626: Simulation Modeling 2
ISTM 620: Workflow and Business Process Modeling and Analysis 2
   
Electives  
DESC 636: Project Management 2
ISTM 660: Business Analytics and Intelligence 2
   
Applied Elective  2
   
Session BUnits
Required Core Courses  
DESC 620: Advanced Statistical Tools 2
ISTM 624: Big Data Management 2
DESC 637: Multiple Attribute Decision Analysis 2
   
Electives  
ISTM 630: Information Security User Behavior Analytics 2
   
Applied Elective 2
Session AUnits
Required Core Courses  
DESC 624: Predictive Analytics 2
ISTM 627: Analytics for Customer Insights 2
   
Electives  
DESC 628: Healthcare Analytics 2
   
Applied Elective 2
   
Internship 0-2
   
Session BUnits
Required Core Courses  
ISTM 622: Web and Social Media Analytics 2
   
Electives  
DESC 627: Supply Chain Analytics 2
GSBM 670Z: Education to Business Project
   
Applied Elective 2
   
Internship 0-4
   
Session AUnits
Required Core Courses  
DESC 622: Optimization Modeling 2
   
Electives  
ISTM 6EE: Geographic/Geo-Spatial/Location Analytics 2
   
Applied Electives, Applied Research Project, and/or Internship 2-8
   
Session BUnits
Required Core Courses  
ISTM 626: The Art and Science of Business Analytics 2
   
Electives  
DESC 621: Valuation of Real Options 2
   
Applied Electives, Applied Research Project, and/or Internship 2-8
   
Required Core DESC
(must compete all)
Required Core ISTM
(must complete all)
DESC 626 Simulation Modeling  ISTM 620 Workflow/Business Process Modeling /Analysis
DESC 620 Advanced Statistical Tools  ISTM 624 Big Data Management
DESC 624 Predictive Analytics ISTM 627 Analytics for Customer Insights
DESC 637 Multiple Attribute Decision Analysis ISTM 622 Web and Social Media Analytics
DESC 622 Optimization Modeling ISTM 626 The Art and Science of Business Analytics
DESC Electives
(Must complete at least 2 units)
ISTM Electives
(Must complete at least 2 units)
DESC 636 Project Management ISTM 660 Business Analytics and Intelligence
DESC 627 Supply Chain Analytics ISTM 630 Information Security User Behavior Analytics
DESC 628 Healthcare Analytics ISTM 6EE Geographic / Geo-spatial / Location Analytics
DESC 621 Valuation of Real Options  
Applied Electives
(Must complete at least 2 units)
Internship / E2B / Applied Research
(Must complete at least 12 units)
Elec1, Elec2, etc. (non-DESC/ISTM discipline electives) May waive based on past or current work experience