​BUSINESS ANALYTICS CONCENTRATION​

Enrollment into the MBA- Business Analytics concentration will begin​ Fall 2022 semester


​The MBA – Business Analytics concentration is approved to be offered this coming fall. The MBA-Business Analytics Concentration imparts the advanced analytical skills needed to dig deeper into organizational data and use it to make key business decisions. Not only will successful students graduate with a MBA-Business Analytics Concentration, but they will also earn a data analytics certificate setting them apart from other students with similar academic credentials. This is also a STEM-approved program. The STEM designation grants students three year OPT and students should be eligible to complete two semesters of Curricular Practical Training (CPT).​


Prerequisite competencies:​

1.      Accounting: Principles of Accounting (Financial and Managerial)

2.      Economics: Macroeconomics and Microeconomics

3.      Finance: Principles of Finance

4.      Database – a course in database management systems, preferably with SQL experience (for Business Analytics Concentration only). Students without this background can complete either:

a)       CSCI 503 – Database Concepts with a grade of “B" or higher
b)       CSCI 490 – Database Management Systems with a grade of “C" or higher



MBA 610Leadership and Organizational Behavior3
MBA 618Finance Management3
MBA 630Marketing Management and Planning3
MBA 640Research for Decision Making3
MBA 649Ethics and Legal Environment3
MBA 650Operations Management and Systems Analysis3
MBA 665Management of Information and Technology3
MBA 670Accounting for Managers3
MBA 700Business Strategy and Implementation3
CSCI 523 Statistical Methods for Business Analytics 3
CSCI 590Data Mining for Decision Making3
CSCI 623Advanced Statistical Methods of Business Analytics3
CSCI 690Data Visualization and Predictive Analytics