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Business Analytics Emphasis


The program of study leading to the MBA with an Emphasis in Business Analytics is 36 semester hours and relates business analytics to specific managerial decision-making scenarios. Students will learn the role of analytics as a data-driven decision support toolbox for managers in various business environments. Students will be able to communicate to management the appropriate types of data mining to apply in a business scenario given the data set and organizational context. Students will learn how to plan a research study related to a given industry, collect relevant data, and submit a report of findings and recommendations. Analysis will be done as to the impact of each recommended course of action and effective arguments will be developed to support recommendations. The importance of data integrity and data privacy will be emphasized.

Academic Learning Plan - MBA with Business Analytics Emphasis (doc)

MBA Core (27 Semester Hours)

GEB 5878 Business Process Integration 1.5 semester hours
GEB 5930 Information Resources and Industry Analysis 1.5 semester hours
ACG 6309 Accounting for Decision Making 3.0 semester hours
MAN 6156 Management and Organizational Behavior 3.0 semester hours
QMB 6305 Quantitative Methods for Business 3.0 semester hours
ISM 6137 Business Analytics 3.0 semester hours
ECP 6705 Advanced Managerial Economics 3.0 semester hours
FIN 6406 Financial Management 3.0 semester hours
MAR 6815 Marketing Management 3.0 semester hours
MAN 6721 Strategic Management 3.0 semester hours

Business Analytics Emphasis Courses (9 Semester Hours)

ISM 5404 Business Intelligence Applications 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 5208 Business Data Management 3.0 Semester Hours
ISM 6136 Big Data Mining: A Managerial Perspective 3.0 Semester Hours

Total Hours: 36.0 Semester Hours

 

Tuition

The following is the tuition breakdown for students pursuing a Master of Business Administration online.

ProgramPer Credit HourPer Course*Per Program
MBA $456.50 $1,369.50 $16,434

*Per course amount based on three-credit course.

FEES

A $30 application fee is required; applications will not be processed without it.

Applicants are admitted to the University only for the semester for which they apply. Students who do not enroll in the semester for which they have been admitted and want to be considered for a different semester must reapply and pay the application processing fee again. Applicants will be considered for admission under the policies in effect at that time. Admission is not automatic. If a student has attended another collegiate institution prior to updating the application, the student must provide an official transcript of all work attempted.


 

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