The MBA in Business Analytics curriculum combines core MBA courses (like marketing or organizational behavior) with data-specific courses that cover topics like machine learning, predictive analytics, data visualization, statistical analysis, data mining, data warehousing, and more.

Additionally, students gain hands-on experience using data analytics software and programming languages such as SQL, Tableau, Power BI, Amazon Web Services, Python and R. Rapid Miner.

As a result, graduates develop a strong business and technical acumen.

Program Schedule

  • ACG 6026 - Accounting for Managers

    Presentation of the nature, techniques and uses of accounting from the perspective of people who manage businesses and investments in businesses. Covers both financial and management accounting.

  • MAN 6245 - Organizational Behavior

    Individual, interpersonal, and small group behavior in complex organizations. Focus on behavior, its causes, and management interventions to improve organizational effectiveness. Research methods to study organizational behavior.

  • ISM 6205 - Database Management

    Review techniques for structuring and managing data in organizations. Discusses data concepts, data modeling, database requirements definition, conceptual, logical, and physical design, and admin.

  • QMB 6357 - Business Statistical Analysis

    Review of quantitative methods and techniques required for business analysis and decision making. Includes decision models, mathematical programming, statistics and forecasting.

  • ISM 6316 - Project Management of Information Sciences

    Examination of defining characteristics of projects and introduces a variety of relevant techniques. Includes project manager functions like managing scope, time, quality, and cost.

  • ISM 6208 - Data Warehousing

    Data Warehousing and Online Analytical Processing tools will be utilized to organize and analyze large volumes of data in order to explain the past, monitor the present, and anticipate the future.

  • FIN 6406 - Corporate Finance

    In-depth examination of asset, liability and capital structure management, with emphasis on valuation capital budgeting techniques; risk evaluation; working capital management; and methods of short-term, intermediate and long-term financing.

  • ACG 6175 - Financial Reporting and Analysis

    Comprehensive treatment of analysis of financial statements as aid for decision making; looks at current state of financial reporting practices and impact of published statements on economic systems.

  • ISM 6128 - Business Process Design

    The course covers fundamentals concepts, principles, and techniques that can be used to improve business performance through the analysis, modeling and design of the as-is and the to-be business processes.

  • ISM 6404 - Business Data Visualization and Reporting

    Introduction to reporting and data visualization principles and techniques to support business decision- making and information reporting needs utilizing operational, accounting and financial data.

  • MAR 6805 - Marketing Management

    Analysis and application of theory and problem solving for marketing management in the global environment. Emphasis will be on the role of marketing in the organization; planning the marketing effort; management of the marketing organization; control of marketing operations; and evaluation of the marketing contribution.

  • QMB 6603 - Quantitative Methods in Management

    Use of quantitative methods and statistical programming to manipulate and describe data, as well as conduct advanced analyses of categorical, longitudinal, and other types of data sets.

  • ISM 6136 - Business Analytics Applications

    This course covers business analytics skills required to conduct both pattern discovery (e.g., segmentation and association) and predictive modeling (e.g., decision trees and neural network mining).

  • ISM 6217 - Data Management

    Use of data management programming to convert, manipulate, and transform business data, as well as integrate disparate data sets from different business organizations.

  • ISM 6138 - Managing Unstructured Data

    Introduction to fundamental concepts and practical applications of text mining and analytics; including converting unstructured text to structured data, as well as extracting useful information.