Degree Requirements

To earn the MSBDS or MSIBS degree the following must be met:

  1. Successful completion of the 42 credit hours required for the degree;
    MSBDS MSIBS
    33 credits of required core course work 30 credits of required course work
    6 credits of Internship or Mentored Research 3 credits of Internship
    3 credits of elective course work 6 credits of Mentored Research or elective course work
    Fall, Year 1 – Python weekly lectures (content under preparation). Lecture series is a 0-credit program requirement. 3 credits of elective course work
  2. Meeting the minimum cumulative GPA requirement of a 3.0 GPA or better;
  3. Earning a “B” or better in all core courses. All other courses require a minimum grade of “C” or a passing grade in Pass/Fail courses;
  4. Completion of the Intent to Graduate form submitted by the required deadline;
  5. In the case of part-time students, all degree requirements must be completed within a three years of matriculation.