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  • CURRICULUM

    The Master of Business Analytics program ensures that students have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of analytics, along with the experience to meet their career and personal goals.

    FALL TERM:

    • Welcome Orientation
    • Software Tools Part 1: 
      • Module ST1: Introduction to R
      • Module ST2: Data Wrangling in R
    • 15.093J/6.255J: Optimization Methods
    • 15.079: Introduction Applied Probability or 6.431 Applied Probability
    • 15.062: Data mining: Finding the Data and Models that Create Value 15.572: Analytics Lab
    • Elective 1

    FALL SLOAN INNOVATION PERIOD:

    • Software Tools Part 2: 
      • Module ST3: Visualization
      • Module ST4: Linear Optimization
    • From Analytics to Action: Modules on Organizations, Leadership and Ethics

    JANUARY INDEPENDENT ACTIVITIES PERIOD:

    • Preparation for Analytics Project Course
    • Software Tools Part 3: 
      • Module ST5: Optimization 
      • Module ST6: Handling Big Data

    SPRING TERM:

    • 15.071: The Analytics Edge
    • Elective 2
    • Elective 3
    • Analytics Project Course

    SUMMER CAPSTONE:

    The culmination of the program is the analytics summer capstone project, which gives students an opportunity to work on real-life data science problems. In September, upon completion of the summer capstone, students will earn their formal degree.

    APPROVED ELECTIVES

    Approved electives include but are not limited to the following:

    • E-Commerce: 15.567, 15.570, 15.571, 6.932/15.377J
    • Finance: 15.433, 15.437, 15.439, 15.450
    • Managerial Economics: 15.034
    • Marketing: 15.810/15.812, 15.818, Marketing Analytics
    • OM: 15.761, 15.762J, 15.764J, 15.767
    • OR/Statistics: 6.867, 15.068, 15.094

    Subject listings are intended to provide a window into MIT offerings. Names, numbers, instructors, and descriptions are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please see the MIT subject catalog.