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Masters in Business Analytics Curriculum
The required core courses provide a firm grounding in the use of analytics to identify trends and patterns and to refine and develop strategies suggested by the data. Elective course clusters will enable you to further refine your expertise by applying it to one of six professional arenas, adding value for you and your current or prospective employer.
The program includes 10 courses; specific requirements are:
- Six core courses, including five applied quantitative analysis and one database management course
- Four elective, cluster-specific courses
Students with no prior business or statistics background are required to take business fundamentals courses as prerequisites.
Program Foundation Course (One Course)
We require all Masters of Business Analytics students to have completed statistics level-1 in the past five years. However, students who have never taken statistics before, or took earlier than in the past five years, can take this foundations course at Bentley.
GR521 Managerial Statistics
Required Analytics Courses (six courses)
Please keep in mind, ST635 is the prerequisite of MA710.
CS605 Data Management and Systems Modeling
MA610 Optimization and Simulation for Business Decisions
MA611 Time Series Analysis
MA710 Data Mining
ST625 Quantitative Analysis for Business
ST635 Intermediate Statistical Modeling for Business
Elective Courses (four courses)
Elective course clusters will enable you to further refine your expertise by applying it to one of six professional arenas, adding value for you and your current or prospective employer.