Curriculum - Decision Analytics Track - Master's in Operations Management

Students interested in a curriculum that combines the prescriptive modeling and analytical skills arising from UA’s Operations Management program with the data management and data mining skills arising from UA’s Statistical Analysis System (SAS)/Data Mining certification program may select the MSOM Decision Analytics Track.

Students can complete the Decision Analytics Track in 18-24 months if they begin coursework in the summer semester.

*Decision Analytics Track Required Courses

  • ST 560 Statistical Methods I (3 hours)
  • ST 521 Statistical Data Management (3 hours)
  • ST 531 Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining I (3 hours)
  • ST 532 Advanced Data Mining (3 hours)
  • OM 500 Management Science and Spreadsheet Modeling (3 hours)
  • OM 540 Systems Simulation (3 hours)
**OM 596 Capstone Project (3 hours)

Decision Analytics Electives (choose two from the following)

  • OM 517 Supply Chain Modeling and Analysis (3 hours)
  • OM 522 Operations Scheduling Problems (3 hours)

  • OM 523 Inventory Management (3 hours)
  • OM 524 Manufacturing Scheduling and Control Systems (3 hours)

Decision Analytics Restricted Elective (choose one from the following)

  • ST 522 Advanced Statistical Data Management (3 hours)
  • MIS 541 Business Analytics Support Systems (3 hours)

Please note that courses are subject to change.

*At least one semester of calculus equivalent to MATH 121 or higher.

**The Capstone Project must be completed in one of the last two semesters of the program.