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​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 610 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior​
MBA 618 - Finance Management​

MBA 630 - Marketing Management and Planning

MBA 640 - Research for Decision Making

MBA 649 - Ethics and Legal Environment

MBA 650 - Operations Management and Systems Analysis

MBA 665 - Management of Information and Technology

MBA 670 - Accounting for Managers

MBA 700 - Business Strategy and Implementation

CSCI 523 - Statistical Methods for Business Analytics

CSCI 590 - Data Mining for Decision Making

CSCI 623 - Advanced Statistical Methods of Business Analytics

CSCI 690 - Data Visualization and Predictive Analytics