Earn a Master’s degree in as little as a year.
A 1-Year, Cutting Edge, Focused Program in Business Analytics
A Master’s Degree for A Growing Job Market
"IDC forecasts the business analytics market to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 7% percent over the 2009-2014 forecast period with even greater growth expected over the next ten years
Half @ Oakland University
All In-State Resident Tuition Rates
"Data has become an important factor of production today – on a par with physical assets and human capital – and the increasing intensity with which enterprises are gathering information alongside the rise of multimedia, social media, and the Internet of Things will continue to fuel exponential growth in data for the foreseeable future. A wide variety of techniques and technologies have been developed and adapted to aggregate, manipulate, analyze, and visualize such large pools of data. These techniques and technologies draw from several fields including statistics, computer science, applied mathematics, and economics. This means that an organization that intends to derive value from very large pools of data has to adopt a flexible, multidisciplinary approach. It also means that the IT professional who can help the organization realize significant value from its data must be trained anew in order to do so. ...We project a need for 1.5 million additional managers and analysts in the United States who can ask the right questions and consume the results of the analysis of Big Data effectively." McKinsey & Company
"Our 2012 InformationWeek Salary Survey shows there’s a war on for analytics experts and information management professionals who can ask the right questions and make use of vast and growing data stores. So say the 660 BI and analytics pros responding to our poll. Need proof? How about a median total cash compensation for BI managers up 11.5% since 2010, to $135,000." InformationWeek
, April 2012.
A 1-Year, Cutting Edge, Focused Program
Half On-Line, Half @ Oakland University, All In-State Resident Tuition Rates
Now Accepting Applications
|Summer 2013 (July—August)
In Michigan @ Oakland University Campus
MIS 604—Database Management Systems (MW 6-9 PM)
MIS 514—Systems Analysis (TR 6-9 PM)
|Winter 2014 (January—April)
@ Home, On-Line
QMM 640—Management Science
MIS 606—Advanced Database Management Systems
MIS 636—Decision Support Systems
|Fall 2013 (September—December)
@ Home, On-Line
MIS 546—Business Analysis & Modeling
MIS 515—Systems Design
MIS 516—Software Project Management
|Summer 2014 (May—June)
In Michigan @ Oakland University Campus
MIS 680—Special Topics/Business Analytics (TR 6-9 PM)
MIS 650—Project Seminar (MW 6-9 PM)
Program Toolbox and Skills
|Unified Modeling Language Tools
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
Microsoft SQL Server
SQL Server Reporting Services
SQL Server Analysis Services
SQL Server Master Data Services
Palisade DecisionTools Suite
Arena Simulation Software
|Microsoft Excel + VBA
Excel Solver & XLMiner
JMP Statistical Discovery
2012-2013 Faculty Lineup
MIS 604, MIS 515
Apply On-Line: http://www.oakland.edu/grad/apply/
The MSITM/Business Analytics program consists of 30 credit hours of advanced courses on top of a co-requisite foundation consisting of six credit hours. The two foundation courses may be waived based on experience or evidence of an equivalent course taken within five years.
MIS 305—Information Technology Foundations
MIS 524—Enterprise Information Systems
Before an applicant can be admitted to the MSITM program, they must have completed:
A bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited undergraduate institution
The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or
the Graduate Record Examinations Test (GRE)
An Application for Graduate Study
A supplemental application for the graduate business programs
Official transcripts from all previous colleges and universities attended
Official GMAT or GRE scores
International students will have additional application requirements:
A transcript evaluation (for transcripts from a college or university outside of the United States)
TOEFL Exam Scores (for non-native English speakers unless they have a baccalaureate degree from a U.S. college or university or at least 24 credits from a U.S. school)
2013-2014 Application Timeline
Applications are accepted until class is full. Admission deadline is May 1, 2013.
Priority is given to applications received by December 14, 2012; after December 14th, applications are considered on a space-available basis.
Regular Admittance (July 1, 2013 start) notifications as well as Limited Standing Admittance (May 1, 2013 start) notifications are issued starting on January 1, 2013.
For foreign students, US Visa Application Deadline of March 1, 2013 should be used for planning purposes.
Oakland University Housing Application Deadline for Summer 2013 is April 1, 2013.
In-State Resident Tuition Rate for Graduate Students is $595.25 per credit hour. The total cost of the 30 credit MSITM/BA program is approximately $17,900. For information about university housing rates during Summer, please visit www.oakland.edu/housing
MSITM/Business Analytics Option for Full-Time F-1 Students
In-State Resident Tuition Rate for Full-Time F-1 Students is available as an option in the STEM-Designated MSITM/BA program.
For More Information Contact:
Mohammad Dadashzadeh, Ph.D.
Chair, Decision and Information Sciences Department
School of Business Administration
Rochester, MI 48309 U.S.A.