Online Global Master of Science - Business Analytics & Information Systems

Generic Schedule

2023-2024 Cohort Schedule

A typical 52-week schedule of live class meeting dates is below. These are only the live-streamed class sessions. There will be independent work between sessions with materials posted online.

Times listed are in Eastern Standard Time.

For course descriptions, view the program listing in the USF Catalog.


Course Title Date
Orientation/Python Bootcamp Week 0

Advanced Systems Analysis and Design

Software: ICASE Tool – ArgoUML, Visio

Week 1
Week 2
Week 3
Week 4
Week 5
Break Week 6

Advanced Database Management

Software: Diagramming Tools (e.g., Visio, Drawio, Gliffy), Relational Database Management Systems (e.g., Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server), NoSQL Databases (e.g., MongoDB

Week 7
Week 8 
Week 9
Week 10
Week 11
Break Week 12 

Data Mining

Software: R and Microsoft Azure ML

Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17


Course Title Date

Analytical Methods for Business    

Software: R, R Studio, Excel

Week 18
Week 19
Week 20
Week 21
Week 22
Break Week 23
Break Week 24

Data Science Programming

Software: Scikit learn and TensorFlow using Anaconda distribution

Week 25
Week 26
Week 27
Week 28
Week 29 

Big Data for Business Applications

Software: NoSQL Database (Cassandra and MongoDB). Hadoop HDFS, Hive/Impala, Map-Reduce, Databricks Spark

Week 30
Week 31
Week 32
Week 33
Week 34
Break Week 35
Break Week 36


Course Title Date

Statistical Data Mining

Software: R, R Studio

Week 38
Week 39
Week 40
Week 41
Week 42

Distributed Information Systems

Software: Microsoft Visual Studio Code, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python Flask

Week 43
Week 44
Week 45
Week 46
Week 47

Enterprise Information Systems Management

Software: Miro, Padlet, Trello, MS Teams, PowerPoint/Prezi

Week 48
Week 49
Week 50
Week 51
Week 52