Professional Program

The Masters of Business Analytics (MSBA) is a 32 credit, one year program, offered on campus at the University of Montana. Upon completion of the program foundation classes, the one year MSBA consists of 17 credits of required courses and 15 credits of electives to assist in self-designing a program to meet your individualized needs. You can explore full course descriptions to learn more.

9 Credit Hours
Marketing & Statistics
BMKT 560 |3 credits | Fall 
Intro to Data Analytics
BMIS 326 |3 credits | Fall/Spring 
Statistical Methods
STATS 451 |3 credits | Fall
Internship or Work Experience

16 Credit Hours
Applied Data Analytics
BMKT 670 |3 credits | Core Class
Electives of Choice

9 credits
Business Intelligence
BMIS 601|3 credits | Core Class 
Text Mining of Unstructured Data
BMIS 694 |1 credit | Core Class 
16 Credit Hours
Advanced Marketing Research
BMKT 642 |3 credits | Core Class
Electives of Choice

8 credits
Quantitative Analysis
BMIS 650 |2 credits | Core Class
Big Data & Innovation
BMKT 680 |2 credits | Core Class
MSBA Capstone Project
MBA 696 |1 credit | Core Class


The electives listed below are a sample of the electives that are available. Having an array of options allows students to design the MSBA program to meet their needs. Electives also include independent studies and internships.

  • Integrated Online Marketing
  • Data Visualization
  • Applications of Mining Big Data
  • Investigations
  • Digital Tech in the Arts I
  • Introduction to Consulting
  • Mgmt of Information Systems

Explore full descriptions of core classes and electives in the MSBA program.