Course Information

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Overview of Course Information

  • Our MSBA program offers a wide variety of analytics courses and business courses from data mining and advanced business analytics to IT project management and management information systems & technology
  • The MSBA program requires students to take a minimum of 10 courses (33 credits) to complete this degree, 
  • Students are required to complete 30 graduate-level credits, or 10 three-credit courses (5000 level or higher), with a 3.0 GPA or higher to graduate. The program does not offer a thesis option. 

Program Sheets

MSBA Course List

  • Students pursuing the MSBA program must take the 10 courses (8 Required Courses & 2 Elective Courses) in the College of Business listed in the table below
  • To see the course descriptions for any of the courses below, please visit the FAU Catalog

 

MSBA Required Courses (24 credits) (Must Take All 8 Course from list below)

Communication Strategies for Business Professionals  GEB 6215 
Management Information Systems and Technology  ISM 6026 
Introduction to Business Analytics and Big Data  ISM 6404 
Data Mining and Predictive Analytics  ISM 6136 
Advanced Business Analytics  ISM 6405 
Business Innovation with Artificial Intelligence  ISM 6427 
Social Media and Web Analytics  ISM 6555 
Data Management and Analysis with Excel  QMB 6303 

MSBA Elective Courses* (6 credits) (Select 2 Courses from the list below)

IT Project and Change Management  ISM 6316 
Supply Chain Analytics  QMB 6616 
Graduate Information Technology and Operations Management Internship  ISM 6942 
Marketing Analysis and Executive Action  MAR 6816 
*Note: If you are interested in taking ISM 6217 - Database Management Systems as one of the 2 elective courses required for this program, please consult with your College of Business Graduate Academic Advisor

 

Technology Tools Used in MSBA Courses

  • Interested in learning more about the tools/software/programs we use in the MSBA courses?
  • Check out our Course Tool List Document to view a list of all the tools/software/programs we use in our MSBA Courses.

MSBA Course Spotlight Videos

  • Interested in learning more about a specific Management Information Systems & Operations Management Course?
  • Check out our course spotlight videos page and get an inside look into what goes on in each of our courses.

Recommended Course Order

  • Students are generally advised to take GEB 6215 during their first semester in the program either before or concurrently with other ISM courses, as GEB 6215 requires you to complete integrated assignments in your other ISM courses.
  • Please contact your Graduate Advisor in the College of Business to discuss more about GEB integration and how to create your Plan of Study (POS).

Course Offerings

  • In the Fall and Spring semesters, courses are offered during 16-week terms; we do not offer 8-week courses in the Fall and Spring at this time. In the Summer semesters, course are generally offering during a 12-weeks term and course offerings are limited.
  • All courses in the MSBA program can be completed in the traditional in-person format. In-person courses are usually offered either during the day or in the evenings. 
  • Please check the FAU Course Schedule when planning your classes, and also work with your Graduate Advisor to create your Plan of Study (POS).

MSBA courses

  • Here is a snapshot of the major MSBA courses with a brief about their applied activities, tools, and links to corresponding course spotlight videos provided. This information is also downloadable from here.
BannerBusiness Analytics and Artificial Intelligence Programs and Courses: The dedicated faculty at the Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) department in the College of Business offer high quality research and teaching in AI and Business Analytics and can help students learn core analytics skills that empowers them to extract actionable intelligence from the copious digital data relevant to the businesses. Through hands-on teaching, we offer a variety of courses, that teach not only just the concepts but also the applied skills to work directly with the data to analyze business issues and trends. We offer a variety of programs including a Master’s Degree in Business Analytics, a Graduate Certificate in Big Data Analytics, an Undergraduate Certificate & Minor in Business Analytics, an Undergraduate Certificate & Minor in Artificial Intelligence, and an MBA & MSITM Concentration in Business Analytics.
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Data Skills  Visualization Skills Analytical Skills

Advanced Business Analytics

ISM 4403

Applied Activities: Data scraping from Internet and Social Media

Tools: Python, R, MySQL, Workbench 

Introduction to Business Analytics 

and Big Data

ISM 3116

Applied Activities: Visualization of the data for creating a dashboard and storytelling

Tools: Tableau

Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

ISM 4117

Applied Activities: Data mining using Classification, Regression, Neural Networks, KNN, Clustering, Decision Trees algorithms

Tools: Excel, XLMiner

Database Management Systems

ISM 4212

Applied Activities: Data access, retrieval, insert, manipulation, table creation & joins

Tools: Oracle 12c SQL

Data Management & Analysis with Excel

QMB 3302

Applied Activities: Report generation with the pivot tables and charts; Data analysis with scenario manager and solver add-ins

Tools: Microsoft Excel

Social Media and Web Analytics

ISM 4420

Applied Activities: Web and Social Media analytics metrics, use of Web 2.0, dashboard creation, Competitor analysis

Tools: Google Analytics, Google Data Studio, Similarweb, Emplif (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube analytics)

Artificial Intelligence and Digital Transformation for Business

ISM 4421

Applied Activities: Working with the AI platform (IBM Watson) for business transformation

Tools: IBM Watson Studio & Cloud

 

 

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Data Skills Visualization Skills Analytical Skills

Advanced Business Analytics

ISM 6405

Applied Activities: Data scraping from Internet and Social Media, cleaning, manipulating

Tools: Python, R, MySQL, Workbench

Introduction to Business Analytics and Big Data

ISM 6404

Applied Activities: Visualization of the data for creating a dashboard and storytelling

Tools: Tableau, PowerBI

Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

ISM 6136

Applied Activities: Data mining using Classification, Regression, Neural Networks, KNN, Clustering, Decision Trees algorithms

Tools: Excel, XLMiner, Rapid Miner

Database Management Systems

ISM 6217

Applied Activities: Data access, retrieval, insert, manipulation, table creation, joins

Tools: Oracle 12c SQL, MySQL Workbench, MongoDB

Data Management & Analysis with Excel

QMB 6303

Applied Activities: Report generation with the pivot tables and charts; Data analysis with scenario manager and solver add-ins

Tools: Microsoft Excel

Social Media and Web Analytics

ISM 6555

Applied Activities: Web and Social Media analytics metrics, use of Web 2.0, dashboard creation, competitor analysis

Tools: Google Analytics, Similarweb, Emplifi (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube analytics), Tableau

Business Innovation with Artificial Intelligence

ISM 6427C

Applied Activities: Working with the AI platform (IBM Watson) for business transformation

Tools: IBM Watson Studio & Cloud

 

 

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Website:

business.fau.edu/itom  

Email:

askitom@fau.edu

Phone:

561-297-3191

 

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