Business Analytics Graduate Option
This option is offered within the following major(s):
Also available via Ecampus.
The Business Analytics graduate option, within the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, supports a rapidly-growing interest from organizations that need people who can integrate data sets and tools to address opportunities and risks. The information value of both in-house and third-party data sets can now be leveraged using powerful emerging technologies. Increasingly organizations leverage advances in software interoperability, data exchange mechanisms and data mining and visualization techniques to better understand their operations, customers, and markets. This trend has become known as ‘data mining,’ ‘business analytics,’ ‘business intelligence’ or, nowadays, ‘big data'.
Candidates with an undergraduate business major or minor can complete an MBA with business analytics in nine intensive months as full-time students. Other college graduates can take Core-1 courses over the summer and join the cohort in the fall. Part-time students can complete the MBA over a longer time frame. A final capstone project and oral exam demonstrate a student's ability to
The Business Analytics graduate option requires 60 credits of course work, including 15 credits of Core-1 courses, 27 credit hours of Core-2 courses, 15 credits within the Business Analytics graduate option, and 3 credits for an elective.
|Core-1 Course Work 1|
|BA 513||BUSINESS LEGAL ENVIRONMENT||3|
|BA 514||OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT||3|
|BA 515||MANAGERIAL DECISION TOOLS||3|
|BA 516||CREATING VALUE IN EXCHANGE||3|
|BA 517||MARKETS AND VALUATION||3|
|Core-2 Course Work|
|BA 528||FINANCIAL AND COST ANALYSIS||3|
|BA 540||CORPORATE FINANCE||3|
|BA 550||ORGANIZATION LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT||3|
|BA 555||PRACTICAL BUSINESS ANALYSIS||3|
|BA 561||SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT||3|
|BA 569||ADVANCED STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT||3|
|BA 572||ADVANCED INFORMATION SYSTEMS||3|
|BA 590||MARKETING MANAGEMENT||3|
|MGMT 559||MANAGING ETHICS AND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY||3|
|Business Analytics Graduate Option-Specific Courses|
|BA 573||DATA ANALYTICS FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE||3|
|BA 574||DATA MANAGEMENT||3|
|BA 575||DATA EXPLORATION AND VISUALIZATION||3|
|BA 576||DATA AND TEXT MINING||3|
|BA 577||INTEGRATED BUSINESS ANALYTICS PROJECT||3|
|Unrestricted Elective Course|
|Select 3 credits||3|
Core-1 requirements may be waived if a candidate has a recent undergraduate major in business, or has completed equivalent course work within an undergraduate business minor.
Option Code: 2059