2019-2020 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 13, 2024  
2019-2020 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Analytics, MSBA

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Graduate Program

Clark’s Graduate School of Management master’s in business analytics program will equip you with the skills needed for the growing field of data analysis. You’ll learn techniques to formulate insights and the capability to communicate your knowledge effectively to data scientists, managers and executives. Essentially, you’ll learn how to synthesize data into powerful information that you and other managers can use to inform decision making.

11 units are required to complete the program, including a 1 unit internship or Experiential Learning Course.

Graduate Program Requirements

The MSBA program requires 11 course units. 

Accounting Analytics Concentration

Students may choose to add on an Accounting Analytics concentration to their MSBA program of study if they would like to specialize in this area. If a student chooses this concentration, they must complete 12 units for their degree. 

Students that choose this concentration must complete ACCT 4100   Foundations of Accounting in the first semester of their MSBA program. They then choose two out of three courses from the following elective options. These courses are taken in place of MKT5401 and MKT5495.

ACCT 5100 ​  Accounting Analytics

ACCT 5104  Accounting Information Systems 

ACCT 5107   Analysis of Financial Statements


Program Director

Jing Zhang, Ph.D. 


Program Faculty

Program Faculty

Mary-Ellen Boyle, Ph.D.
Keith Coulter, Ph.D.
John Dobson, Ph.D.
Priscilla Elsass, Ph.D.
Donna Gallo, Ph.D.
Laura Graves, Ph.D.
Thomas Murphy, M.B.A.
Steve Ng, M.B.A.
Will O’Brien, J.D., M.B.A.
Sitikantha Parida, Ph.D.
Inshik Seol, Ph.D.
Richard Spurgin, Ph.D.
Zhenyang Tang, Ph.D.
Zhihong Wang, Ph.D.
Da Wu, Ph.D.
Jing Zhang, Ph.D.

Emeriti Faculty

Margarete Arndt, D.B.A.
Robert Bradbury, Ph.D.
Gary Chaison, Ph.D.
Harold T. Moody, Ph.D.
Edward J. Ottensmeyer, Ph.D.
Maurry Tamarkin, Ph.D.


For a full list of GSOM faculty, including visiting and adjunct faculty, please see the faculty page on GSOM’s website.

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