OMBA Curriculum

The Online MSBA program at Kent State is a flexibly scheduled 30-credit hour program in which students can take courses on a part-time basis at their own pace. The program is taught by full-time faculty with analytical and industry experience. It utilizes hands-on experiential learning, with an in-depth curriculum that focuses on the critical facets of business analytics.

CORE (24 CREDIT HOURS)

  • Business Analytics
  • Fundamentals of Machine Learning
  • Advanced Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
  • Quantitative Management Models
  • Analytics in Practice
  • Database Management and Database Analytics
  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Capstone Project in Business Analytics

ELECTIVES (6 CREDIT HOURS)

  • Data Science
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Systems Simulation
  • Marketing Research
  • Clinical Analytics
  • Econometrics
  • Leadership and Organizational Change
  • Internship in Business Analytics

Examples of Course Projects with Real Data

  • Predicting Churn for a Mobile Operator
  • Building a Recommendation System for an Online Retailer
  • Designing a job scheduler for an Academic Institute
  • Predicting Credit Card Default for a Bank

Course Offerings

Fall  
MIS 64036:  Business Analytics
MIS 64082:  Database Management and Database Analytics
MIS 64060:  Fundamentals of Machine Learning
MIS 64018:  Quantitative Management Modeling
   
Spring  
MIS 64037:  Advanced Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
MIS 64061: Advanced Machine Learning
MIS 64038:  Analytics in Practice
   
Summer  
MIS 64098:  Capstone Project in Business Analytics

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