MBA Degrees

MS in Business Analytics – Advising Information for Students Entering in Fall 2019

Welcome new MS in Business Analytics students! 

MS students will receive an email from the advising team with more specific information related to your program requirements.  New students should note that emails will be sent to the same email address that you used to apply to your degree program.

MS in Business Analytics Advisor:
Program advisors are available on a regular basis in the MS program office to answer questions about degree requirements, program audits, registration assistance, and other academic issues. In addition, all advising and registration information will be provided by the program offices.

Ms. Taneisha Green
Email: ZicklinMSPrograms@baruch.cuny.edu
Phone: 646-312-3140

MS in Business Analytics Faculty Advisor:
Faculty advisors are also available throughout the academic year to meet with current students and answer questions about course selection and other matters important to your academic and professional development. If you are undecided about course selection we encourage you to speak with faculty advisors in the areas under consideration before making a decision. If your graduate and undergraduate studies are in the same area, faculty advisors can help you select courses that will enhance your prior background.

Professor Nanda Kumar, PhD
Academic Director and Associate Professor 
Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics
E-mail: nanda.kumar@baruch.cuny.edu
Phone: 646-312-3403

Course Selection

Review the MS in Business Analytics Curriculum here:
https://zicklin.baruch.cuny.edu/academic-programs/graduate/ms/masters-in-business-analytics/

All students in entering in Fall 2019 must complete:

BUS 9420 Communications and Ethics for Business Analytics
STA 9661 Multivariate Statistics for Business Analytics

These courses are required in order to progress in the program for both the Data Analytics and Marketing Analytics concentrations.  Note that both of these courses will appear to be closed in the Schedule of Classes.  You will receive an email with instructions for registering for these courses from your advisor.

Students who are following the Marketing Analytics track will need to complete MKT 9703 Marketing Management during their first or second semester.  This course is a prerequisite and/or corequisite for advanced Marketing courses.

Note that International students need to be registered for 9 credits in fall and spring to be considered full-time; Part-time students typically take 6 credits per semester.  Students may self-pace through the curriculum and can take more than 9 credits in fall and/or in order to progress more quickly.

Data Analytics Track – Recommended First Semester Courses
Part-Time (6 credits) Full-Time (9 – 12 credits)
BUS 9420 Communications and Ethics for Business Analytics BUS 9420 Communications and Ethics for Business Analytics
STA 9661 Multivariate Statistics for Business Analytics STA 9661 Multivariate Statistics for Business Analytics
  CIS 9650 Programming for Business Analytics
  CIS 9340 Principles of Database Management Systems
Marketing Analytics Track – Recommended First Semester Courses
Part-Time (6 credits) Full-Time (9 – 12 credits)
BUS 9420 Communications and Ethics for Business Analytics BUS 9420 Communications and Ethics for Business Analytics
STA 9661 Multivariate Statistics for Business Analytics STA 9661 Multivariate Statistics for Business Analytics
  CIS 9650 Programming for Business Analytics
  MKT 9703 Marketing Management