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4+1 Undergraduate to M.S. ISBA

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The 4+1 Undergraduate to Master of Science, Information Systems and Business Analytics, M.S.  program allows undergraduate students in the Business Analytics, B.S.B.A.  degree to take graduate coursework in the ISBA program, which will not only count towards fulfilling their undergraduate degree requirements but will also count toward the completion of the Master of Science, Information Systems and Business Analytics, M.S. . Students need at least 60 undergraduate credit hours and a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. 

Qualified students may take up to 12 credit hours (4 courses) from the ISBA curriculum, which will reduce the time necessary to complete the graduate degree from two years to as little as one year following the completion of the undergraduate degree (see table below). Students must be enrolled in at least 12 semester credit hours combined of undergraduate and graduate classes each semester that he or she is taking credits ISBA under this option.

The admission critiera for participation in the 4+1 program are as follows:

  • Students must have completed 60 undergraduate credit hours toward their baccalaureate degree.
  • Students must maintain a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale while taking ISBA courses.
ISBA Course Undergraduate Course
CIS604 Project Management for Information Technology  MG450 Project Management 
CIS609 Data Visualization     BAI405 Data Visualization and Story Telling  
CIS607 Survey of Predictive Analytical Techniques   BAI407 Predictive Analytics and Risk Analysis  
CIS608 Web and Marketing Analytics   BAI427 Prescriptive Analytics for Decision Making  
MBA576 Operations Management   MG375 Production and Operations Management  
MIS614 Data Analysis and Business Analytics   BAI329 Business Analytics Applied  


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