Applied Data Analytics (MS)

Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics

Walker College of Business

http://business.appstate.edu/academics/ms-applied-data-analytics

A master of science in Applied Data Analytics (304*/11.0802) and course work at the graduate level are offered through the Walker College of Business.

PROGRAM OF STUDY FOR THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN APPLIED DATA ANALYTICS (304*/11.0802)

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School; official general GMAT or GRE exam scores; evidence of knowledge in statistics, financial accounting, economics, corporate finance, marketing, and organizational behavior through course work, work experience or completion of the accelerated prerequisite program before taking graduate course work in those subjects.

Location: On Campus

 Course Requirements for the Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics (Code: 304*)
Total Semester Hours Required (minimum): 36
 
Required Courses
  • CIS 5630: Data Management (3)
  • CIS 5830: Security, Privacy and Ethical Issues in Analytics (3)
  • CIS 5860: Applied Analytics Project (6)
  • CIS 5450: Project Management and Visualization (3)
  • CIS 5750: Web Analytics (3)
  • ECO 5740: Forecasting and Time Series Models (3)
  • MBA 5200: Problem Analysis and Quantitative Methods (3)
  • MBA 5230: Fundamentals of Business Analytics (3)
  • MBA 5820: Executive Skills (0)*
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Concentration

Supply Chain Analytics (Code: 304B)

  • MBA 5220: Operations and Supply Chain Management (3) AND

Choose 6 s.h. from the list below; other electives may be chosen with approval of the
program director.

  • MBA 5250: Strategic Sourcing and Logistics Management (3)
  • MBA 5680: Six Sigma, Lean and Quality Management (3)
  • MBA 5870: Analytic Models for Supply Chain Management (3)


Sustainability Analytics (Code: 304C)

  • MBA 5080: Sustainable Business for a Global Economy (3) AND

Choose 6 s.h. from the list below; other electives may be chosen with approval of the
program director.

  • ACC/MBA 5240: Accounting for Sustainable Practice (3)
  • BIO 5777: Biostatistics (4)
  • ECO 5621: Advanced Environmental Economics (3)
  • ECO 5660: Benefit-Cost Analysis (3)
  • GHY 5812: Advanced GIS (3).
  • MBA 5999: Thesis (1-6)

Interdisciplinary Analytics (Code: 304D)
Choose 9 s.h. from the following list; other course options require permission form the program director and permission of the home department for the course.

  • BIO 5777: Biostatistics (4)
  • CS 5710: Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery in Scientific Data (3)
  • GHY 5812: Advanced GIS (3)
  • MAT 5340: Introduction to Operations Research (3)
  • MBA 5870: Analytic Models for Supply Chain Management (3)
  • MBA 5680: Six Sigma, Lean and Quality Management (3)
  • MBA 5999: Thesis (1-6)
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*MBA 5820 Executive Skills must be taken each semester while enrolled full time; part time students must enroll at least three times. All students must enroll in their last semester of coursework.

Other Requirements for the MS in Applied Data Analytics:

  • Thesis: Optional
  • Proficiency: Not required
  • Candidacy: Required
    • Students must demonstrate knowledge and ability in technology, statistical methods, business case analysis and professional presentation skills through a program level final project reviewed presentation.
  • Comprehensive: Not required
  • Product of Learning: Not required