MSBA Capstone

To enhance the hands-on focus of the MSBA program, students complete a capstone as the culmination of their degree. The capstone allows students to demonstrate their knowledge in key areas of business analytics by completing a complex consulting-based project. The capstone requirement is worth three credit hours and completed over three semesters.

  • Semester 1: Career Development
  • Semester 2: Project Planning
  • Semester 3: Project Execution

MSBA capstones are primarily consulting-based. Working in groups of 2-4, students will capture, organize, and analyze data from a company sponsor — either a business or a nonprofit organization. True to consulting nature, student groups will then make recommendations to their sponsor based on their analytics findings. Sponsor companies represent a variety of industries including operations, healthcare, and marketing.

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