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Curriculum Structure
A breakdown of your MSBA program

The UC Davis MSBA program is 44 units of graduate courses, including a practicum project course that spans the entirety of the program.

  Fall (17 units) Winter (14 units) Spring (13 units)

Introduction to Business Analytics

Organizational Issues in Implementing Analytics

Application Domains


Data Management 

Data Visualization

Data Design and Representation

Big Data


Statistical Reasoning and Exploration

Foundations of Analytics*

Advanced Statistics

Machine Learning

Topics in Business Analytics

Analytic Decision Making

Topics in Business Analytics


Practicum - Initiation

Practicum - Elaboration

Practicum - Analysis and Implementation

 Intersession prior to fall quarter.*
The outlined schedule and unit requirement is subject to change. Formal instruction occurs on Fridays, Saturdays and most Tuesdays.
As part of the degree requirements, all students must pass a comprehensive examination administered in the spring quarter. The exam tests students on their coursework, as well as their ability to synthesize learning across key subject areas.

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