Program Information

Business Analytics Concentration

The MSITM with a concentration in Business Analytics is a 33 credit program consisting of 11 courses (not including foundation courses for non-MIS undergraduate majors). 

Additional details about program courses and application information can be found in the following documents:

Program Duration and Delivery Method

Full-time students can complete the program in as little as 18 months (4 semesters) by taking 3 courses (9 credits) each in the Fall and Spring terms and 2 courses (6 credits) in the Summer term. Part-time students can complete the program in 2.5 years (7 semesters) by taking 2 courses each in the Fall and Spring terms and 1 course in the Summer term.

Courses are primarily offered over a 16-week period in the Fall and Spring semesters. A limited number of courses are offered in the Summer semester over a 12-week or 6-week period; we do not offer 8-week courses in the Fall and Spring at this time.

All courses in the MSITM program can be completed in a traditional face to face format or in a full-online distance learning format.  Traditional face to face ISM courses are usually offered in the evenings while traditional face to face Computer Science courses are usually offered during the day. Please check the FAU Course Schedule for further information.

Courses - Business Analytics Concentration

  • Students pursuing the Business Analytics Concentration of the MSITM program must take the 8 courses (7 Required Courses & 1 Elective Course) in the College of Business listed in the table below
  • In addition, students must take three electives from the courses offered by the College of Engineering and Computer Science (see Electives table below)
Required Courses - Business Analytics Concentration (Must Take all 7 Courses)

Management of Information Systems and
Technology

ISM 6026

Information Technology Project & Change
Management

ISM 6316

Intro to Business Analytics

ISM 6404

Data Mining and Predictive Analytics

ISM 6136

Advanced Business Analytics

ISM 6405

Social Media and Web Analytics

ISM 6555

Graduate Business Communication Applications

GEB 6215

Elective Courses - Business Analytics Concentration (Choose 1)

Information Technology Sourcing Management

ISM 6509
Web-Based Business Development ISM 6508
Mobile Apps for Business ISM 6058
Management of Information Assurance and Security ISM 6328
Enterprise Information Technology Service
Management
ISM 6368
College of Engineering and Computer Science Elective Courses (Choose 3)

Data Mining and Machine Learning

CAP 6673

Information Retrieval CAP 6776
Computational Advertising and Real-Time Data Analytics CAP 6807
Social Network and Big Data Analytics CAP 6315
Introduction to Neural Networks CAP 5615
Deep Learning CAP 6619
Data Mining for Bioinformatics CAP 6546
Web Mining CAP 6777
Advanced Data Mining and Machine Learning CAP 6778
Big Data Analytics with Hadoop CAP 6780
Computer Performance Modeling CEN 6405
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