The Master of Science in Business Analytics (M.S.B.A.) program provides analytic, computing, business, and communications skills to prepare students to work in various industries.  In the M.S.B.A. program, students will learn how to become a crucial translator of functional business needs into analytics processes and analyses. This program combines business knowledge and related data with analytics skills to meet the growing needs of analytics teams supporting businesses. The curriculum consists of 36 credit hours. Courses taken include a business core including accounting, finance, marketing, management, and communications.  Also, sample technical courses include artificial intelligence, database, data visualization, and marketing analytics. 

Admission standards: The admission standards will be similar to those already established for the current M.S.I.S.O.M. program. In particular, students will need to submit (a) to transcript certifying a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 3.0, (b) GMAT or GRE scores, (c) a current resume, and (d) three letters of recommendation. International students will also need to complete a personal interview and submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. Details for admissions are included in the following : in-information-systems-and-operations-management/admissions/.

Graduation requirements: Students will need to complete 36 credits consisting of 22 credits for required courses, an additional 14 credits of electives and satisfaction of all UF Graduate Council policies governing master level graduate degree programs (including but not limited to the requirements for graduate student oversight, a final comprehensive examination, time limitation, and a minimum 3.0 (truncated) GPA (in overall, major, and, where applicable, minor credits) in order to graduate.

All courses are offered in a modular (i.e., half-semester) format, most of which consists of 2 units of credit. The required courses consist of (a) required business core functional courses (such as accounting and marketing) (b) required analytics tools courses (such as systems analysis and design, database, statistics, Python, Business Intelligence), (c) required communications courses (such as writing and communications), and (d) required practicum courses. The elective courses consist of choices for (i) functional analytics courses (such as organizational staffing, human capital management, marketing analytics, corporate finance, and AI & ML for FINTECH, (ii) technical analytics courses (such as Data Mining, Data Visualization, Managerial Quantitative Analysis, and Artificial Intelligence Methods).

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Requirements for these degrees are given in the Graduate Degrees section of this catalog.


ISM 5021Information Systems in Organizations3
ISM 6022Management Information Systems2
ISM 6128Advanced Business Systems Design and Development I2
ISM 6129Advanced Business Systems Design and Development II2
ISM 6215Business Database Systems I2
ISM 6216Business Database Systems II2
ISM 6222Business Telecom Strategy and Applications I2
ISM 6223Business Telecom Strategy and Applications II2
ISM 6224Business Telecom Strategy and Applications III2
ISM 6226Business Telecom Strategy and Applications3
ISM 6236Business Objects I2
ISM 6239Business Objects II2
ISM 6251Programming for Business Analytics2
ISM 6257Intermediate Business Programming2
ISM 6258Advanced Business Programming2
ISM 6259Business Programming2
ISM 6405Business Intelligence2
ISM 6413Introduction to Python2
ISM 6423Data Analysis for Decision Support2
ISM 6485Electronic Commerce and Logistics2
ISM 6486eCommerce Technologies2
ISM 6487Risks and Controls in eCommerce2
ISM 6562Business Data Presentation and Visualization2
ISM 6942Electronic Commerce Practicum2
MAN 5501Management3
MAN 5502Production and Operations Management2
MAN 6508Management of Service Operations2
MAN 6511Contemporary Issues in Supply Chain Analytics2
MAN 6528Principles of Logistics/Transportation Systems2
MAN 6573Purchasing and Materials Management2
MAN 6575Purchasing and Supplier Relationship Management3
MAN 6581Project Management2
MAN 6598Logistics and Distribution Management3
MAN 6617International Operations/Logistics2
MAN 6619International Logistics3
QMB 5303Managerial Statistics3
QMB 5304Introduction to Managerial Statistics2
QMB 5305Advanced Managerial Statistics2
QMB 6304Artificial Intelligence Methods in Business2
QMB 6358Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decisions I2
QMB 6359Statistical Analysis for Managerial Decisions II2
QMB 6616Business Process Analysis3
QMB 6693Quality Management and Control Systems2
QMB 6755Managerial Quantitative Analysis I2
QMB 6756Managerial Quantitative Analysis II2
QMB 6845Supply Chain Analytics: Gaming the Supply Chain2
QMB 6905Individual Work in Information Systems and Operations Management1-5
QMB 6910Supervised Research1-5
QMB 6930Special Topics in Information Systems and Operations Management1-4
QMB 6938Analytics Processes for Business – Bootcamp1
QMB 6940Supervised Teaching1-5
QMB 6941Internship1-4
QMB 6942Analytics Projects Practicum 11
QMB 6943Analytics Practicum 21
QMB 6944Analytics Practicum 31
QMB 6945ISOM Department Business Practicum2
QMB 6957International Studies in Quantitative Methods1-4
QMB 6971Research for Master's Thesis1-15
QMB 7565Stat Research Methods3
QMB 7931Special Topics in Information Systems and Operations Management1-4
QMB 7933Seminar in Information Systems and Operations Management1-4
QMB 7979Advanced Research1-12
QMB 7980Research for Doctoral Dissertation1-15


BTE 7171Preparing to Teach in Business2
GEB 5212Professional Writing in Business1-3
GEB 5215Professional Communication in Business1-3
GEB 5929Foundations Review1-3
GEB 6229Professional Communication for Accountants2
GEB 6365International Business3
GEB 6905Individual Work1-4
GEB 6930Special Topics1-3
GEB 6941Internship1-4
GEB 6957International Studies in Business1-4

Business Analytics (MS)

SLO 1     Knowledge        
Interpret and explain elements of economics, finance, accounting, marketing, operations management, organizational behavior, business law, information technology, business statistics, and social responsibility.

SLO 2     Skills     
Specify and implement a framework for identifying a business problem and develop alternative solutions and a set of evaluation criteria.

SLO 3     Skills     
Assess the outcomes of a course of action and make appropriate adjustments.

SLO 4     Skills     
Solve intricate problems by applying expanded knowledge of ever evolving technologies, processes, and technical skills.

SLO 5     Skills     
Critically assess the impact of business decisions on stakeholders.

SLO 6     Professional Behavior   
Write business documents clearly, concisely, and analytically.

SLO 7     Professional Behavior   
Speak in groups and in public clearly, concisely, and analytically, with appropriate use of visual aids