May 07, 2021  
2018-2019 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
2018-2019 Graziadio Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Full-Time Master of Science in Applied Analytics

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This program is completed in three consecutive trimesters and consists of 43-48 units. The degree is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in business analytics. Students enrolled in the Graziadio School’s MBA programs are not eligible to apply.  

Students who complete the MSAA degree can apply and waive up to 20 units from the full-time core courses. This will allow MSAA graduates to obtain an MBA degree by taking an additional 24-30 units of MBA core courses and a minimum of 16 units of additional MBA elective courses.

The major categories and coverage is shown in the table below:

Behavior Workshop 1 unit  
DESC Core 10 units  
ISTM Core 10 units  
Applied Analytics Electives 10-16 units  
Applied Analytics Co-curriculars 12 units  
Total Units Required 43-48 units  


First Trimester

Second Trimester

Third Trimester


  1. Within the Applied Analytics electives, students must complete at least 2 units of DESC courses, 2 units of ISTM courses, and 2 units of courses from another discipline.
  2. An Internship, an Education to Business Project, or an Applied Research Project may be waived based on past or current work experience.

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