Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) - Business Analytics Emphasis
Semester Credit Hours Required
39-48 Semester credit hours required
The Business Analytics emphasis teaches students to solve analytical problems from diverse disciplines including healthcare, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, and human resource using classroom experiences in data mining, statistics, and information systems. As part of the MBA, this emphasis gives students the expertise employers are seeking to manage, organize and analyze complex data in a rapidly changing business environment. This degree pathway also prepares students to become certified business analysts. Such certifications are available through various organizations such as SAS.
Program of Study
- Students should complete BUS 5433, prior to enrolling in BUS 5243.
- Students must have successfully completed BUS 5133, BUS 5433, BUS 5243, BUS 5263, and BUS 5663 before attempting BUS 5893.
- Students should enroll in BUS 5893 in their last semester of the program.
BUS 5893 is the Capstone course for the program. In this class, students will be required to integrate the knowledge and skills gained in all of the other required courses.
|Proficiency Courses (may be waived)||0-9|
|Foundations in Business|
|Foundations of Financial Management|
|Required Courses for M.B.A. major|
|BUS 5133||Marketing Management||3|
|BUS 5243||Managerial Finance||3|
|BUS 5263||Organizational Behavior in Business Administration||3|
|BUS 5433||Managerial Accounting||3|
|BUS 5663||Decision Analysis for Managers||3|
|BUS 5893||Business Strategy and Policy (Capstone, must be taken in FINAL semester.)||3|
|BUS 5933||Business Ethics and Legal Environment||3|
|Required Courses for emphasis in Business Analytics|
|BUS 5153||Research Methods in Business||3|
|BUS 5683||Business Decision Process||3|
|BUS 5693||Enterprise Applications of Business Intelligence||3|
|BUS 5763||Strategic Information Systems||3|
|CSCI 5103||Fundamentals of Informatics||3|
|CSCI 5203||Database Systems||3|