Analytics (Archived 2016-17 Graduate Catalog)

Master of Science in Analytics

Graduate Coordinator: Keith Ramsdell
Address: 120 McFall Center
Phone: 419-372-2209
Program Web Page:

Degrees Offered
Master of Science

Program Offered
MS in Analytics

Prerequisites to Graduate Work
Entering students should have a background in calculus, statistics and computer programming. The prerequisites may be satisfied through undergraduate coursework or substantial practical professional experience.

Admission Procedure
Applicants seeking admission to the MS in Analytics program should follow the instructions outlined in the Graduate Admission section of this Graduate Catalog.  

The program strongly recommends that applicants have a minimum of a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (GPA) or its equivalent. Applicants are required to submit a copy of an official transcript from all colleges and universities attended, and an official transcript upon admission from all degree-granting institutions. They are also required to submit official scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).

All applicants must submit a statement of purpose and three (3) letters of recommendation. Submission of a current professional resume is strongly suggested.

International applicants are also required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Degree Requirements
The MS in Analytics program requires a total of 33 semester hours.

• MSA 5020 Regression Analysis 3 hours
• MSA 5400 Database Management 3 hours
• MSA 5470 Exploratory Data Analysis 3 hours
• MSA 6010 Decision Optimization 3 hours
• MSA 6701 Analytics Project I 1 hour

• MSA 5160 Time-Series Analysis and Forecasting 3 hours
• MSA 5600 Business Intelligence 3 hours
• MSA 6440 Data Mining 3 hours
• MSA 6500 Big Data Analytics 3 hours
• MSA 6702 Analytics Project II 1 hour

• MSA 6450 Advanced Data Analytics 3 hours
• MSA 6600 Project Management 3 hours
• MSA 6703 Analytics Project III 1 hour

Graduate Courses
Please access graduate courses online by clicking the “Browsing Course Catalog” button at
Graduate courses offered in the MS in Analytics program use the prefix: MSA.