About the Program
Supply Chain, Information and Analytics is for problem solvers who love to work with data. Agile businesses rely on statistics and data analysis to make informed decisions on everything from client services to vendor management. Data is collected, stored in databases, analyzed and used to create efficiency in operations. Data is now viewed as the most valuable asset a company has. The challenge is turning data into information that guides strategy, customer service, and market analysis. Technical knowledge in management information systems, business analytics, supply chain and operations provides support for every level of management in every business.
You’ve probably heard terms like supply chain, operations efficiency, big data, cloud computing, data mining, data science and digital economy. Learn what they mean, how they work and how they affect businesses. You’ll study a foundation of management courses to understand the different parts of a business. Data analytics - including statistical analysis, data modeling and database management - is stressed in this program. You may choose to dive deeper into one or more of these three areas: Supply Chain and Operations, Management Information Systems or Business Analytics.
Through a data-driven approach graduates are optimizing business performance as Data Analytics Managers, IT consultants, and Logistics Analysts for Accenture, IBM, Deloitte, Microsoft, General Motors and other companies.
Krannert also offers a Master of Science in Business Analytics and Information Management. MS BAIM is a full-time, 11-month program beginning in June every year, designed to educate students in state-of-the-art information technologies and analytical techniques. Students will undergo a rigorous curriculum and develop facility with a variety of software tools currently used in business. Students will also have opportunities to apply what they are learning to real-world problems through experiential learning.
The MS BAIM program is a STEM certified program (for details regarding the associated STEM OPT extension, please visit the USCIS website). Eduniversal ranks Krannert’s Management Information Systems field of study #4 in North America. Value Colleges has named the MS BAIM #8 big data graduate program in the country. Master’s in data science has named Purdue University 8th among schools with Master’s in Business Analytics Programs.
120 Credits Required
Required Major Courses (49 credits)
Major Selectives - Choose One or more Tracks (12 credits)
1. Business Analytics (12 credits)
2. Management Information Systems (12 credits)
3. Supply Chain and Operations Management (12 credits)
Other Departmental/Program Course Requirements (46-48 credits)
Electives (11-13 credits)
Management Admissions Index (MAI) Core
Management Admissions Index classes consist of:
- ECON 25100 Microeconomics
- ENGL 10600 First-year Composition or ENGL 10800 Accelerated First-year Composition or SCLA 10100 Transformative Texts, Critical Thinking and CommunicationI: Antiquity to Modernity
- MA 16010 Applied Calculus I
- MA 16020 Applied Calculus II
- MGMT 20000 Introductory Accounting
- COM 11400 Fundamentals of Speech Communication or COM 21700 Science Writing & Presentation
Upper Division Requirements: A student must 1) complete all MAI courses with a 3.00 or above MAI GPA AND a 2.50 cumulative GPA 2) have a C- or higher in all MAI AND required Management courses 3) Not be on academic probation.
University Policy states students may only attempt a course 3 times and grades of W or WF are included in this limit. Per the School of Management, no more than three different MAI courses, or their equivalents, may be taken two times for a grade.
Previous enrollments in MA 16100, 16200, 16500, 16600 do not count against the retake policy for the MAI.
Optional Concentration for Supply Chain, Information and Analytics
University Core Requirements
- Human Cultures Humanities
- Human Cultures Behavioral/Social Science
- Information Literacy
- Science #1
- Science #2
- Science, Technology, and Society
- Written Communication
- Oral Communication
- Quantitative Reasoning
For a complete listing of course selectives, visit the Provost’s Website.
For current pre-requisites for courses, click here.
- MGMT, OBHR and ECON courses numbered 30000 or higher can only be taken after being admitted to Upper Division.
- Transfer credit for upper level MGMT, OBHR and ECON (Purdue Transfer Credit Courses) will only be considered if taken at a 4 year AACSB accredited school.
- Courses taken on approved Krannert study abroad programs may be used to satisfy degree requirements. Students participating in a Purdue approved study abroad program are registered as full-time Purdue students during their semester abroad. Schedule an appointment with your advisor to discuss study abroad opportunities.
- Minors outside of the School of Management are also available.
Foreign Language Courses
Foreign Language proficiency requirements vary by program.
For acceptable languages and proficiency levels, see your advisor: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, (ancient) Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
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