The Master of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) is designed to meet the growing demand for professionals who can harness advanced business analytics and project management skills to address existing business problems and create new opportunities for small to global enterprises in information-rich environments. Students must complete 37 credits to fulfill all degree requirements. The program features hybrid course delivery that combines face-to-face and online sessions, and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. The curriculum is aligned with professional examinations leading to certification and accreditation by the SAS Institute and the Project Management Institute.
Required Courses: MENT 5620; OPIM 5270, 5272, 5601, 5603, 5604, 5641, 5668, 5671 and 5770, totaling 28 credits.
Approved Electives: (nine credits required) OPIM 5501, 5502, 5503, 5504, 5505, 5506, 5507, 5508, 5509, 5510, 5511, 5512, 5894; or approved graduate level (5000 or above) MKTG, MENT, or FNCE courses; HCMI and/or MATH courses approved for concentrations.
Concentrations: If the electives that a student chooses fulfills the requirements of a concentration listed below, the student’s transcript will list the concentration in addition to the MSBAPM degree. The concentrations are optional, and students do not have to do any concentration if they choose not to. Substitutions to the courses that fulfill the requirements of the concentrations can be approved by the OPIM department head in consultation with other departments, as necessary.
Business Data Science Concentration: three courses from OPIM 5501, 5502, 5504, 5509, 5511, 5512.
Marketing Analytics Concentration: MKTG 5115 plus two courses from MKTG 5220, 5250, 5251, 5665; OPIM 5510.
Actuarial Science Concentration: three courses from MATH 5630, 5631, 5637, 5639.
Talent Analytics Concentration: MENT 5680, 5377, plus one course from MENT 5650, 5674, 5675.
Health Care Analytics Concentration: three courses from HCMI 5240, 5243, 5686; OPIM 5508.
Accelerated Master of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management. Prospective undergraduate UConn students must apply to the Accelerated Master of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management through the regular Graduate School admissions process during the Fall semester of their junior year. Students who meet conditional acceptance requirements, will be admitted to the Accelerated Master of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management if they also successfully complete their UConn undergraduate degree while maintaining the minimum cumulative GPA for admission to the UConn Graduate School, and receive a grade of “B” or better in both courses in one of the following sequences: OPIM 5270 and 5603; or OPIM 5603 and 5604. Students must also fulfill the Technical Communications foundational knowledge requirement by earning a Bachelor’s degree with an Affiliated Major or Minor, or “B” or better in OPIM 5601, or an engineering Senior Design course, or other relevant coursework subject to MSBAPM Director approval.
To complete the MSBAPM degree, students admitted to the Accelerated Masters are required to complete 30 credit hours, having completed seven of the required credits to attain admission to the MSBPAM program.
The program is offered by the School of Business.