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Curriculum Structure
A breakdown of your one-year MSBA program

The UC Davis MSBA degree is 40 units of graduate courses including a series of project courses over one-year that are equivalent to 10 units.

  Fall Winter Spring Summer

Introduction to Business Analytics

Problem Structuring

Organizational Issues in Implementing Analytics Organizational Effectiveness Workshop  

Data Management 

Data Visualization

Big Data

Data Design and Representation


Statistical Reasoning and Exploration

Foundations of Analytics*

Advanced Statistics

Machine Learning

Analytic Decision Making

Application Domains



Practicum - Initiation

Practicum - Elaboration

Practicum - Analysis

Practicum – Implementation

   Proposed course for Fall 2019*
The outlined schedule and unit requirement is subject to change, with a potential start in August 2019 and end in June 2020.  Details will be released as available.
As part of the degree requirements, all students must pass a comprehensive examination. This exam will test students on their coursework as well as their ability to synthesize learning across key subject areas. It will be administered in the tenth month of the program.

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