FIU Business launches MBA in Business Analytics

 08-23-2021  Cynthia Corzo

FIU Business will introduce an MBA in Business Analytics program, incorporating data analysis and information technology into a comprehensive MBA curriculum. The 16-month hybrid program, which includes online and in-person evening classes as well as professional development seminars, begins in January of 2022.

Nearly half of the program’s 15-course curriculum focuses on data management, reporting, and data application and analysis. Students will work with exclusive real-world data from Fortune 500 companies. The MBA program will prepare graduates to transform complex data into high-impact business insights and strategic solutions by also covering finance, marketing, management, human resources, entrepreneurship, competitive strategy, information systems and operations.

“Understanding big data has become the backbone of business success,” said William Hardin, interim dean of FIU Business. “We’re proud to offer this new program to meet industry-driven needs and prepare our students to apply big data skills to challenging business decisions.”

Students will gain hands-on experience using software and programming languages such as Tableau, Power BI, Amazon Web Services, SQL, Python, and R. Rapid Miner. In addition to technical skills, the MBA in Business Analytics will cover communication, presentation, writing, and networking.

Applications for the MBA in Business Analytics program are now open. For more information, visit the website

About the Author:

Cynthia Corzo is associate director of communications at FIU Business and a reporter for BizNews. An experienced journalist, before joining FIU Business she was editor-in-chief of Hispanic Market Weekly. Earlier in her career was a business reporter at the Miami Herald and senior reporter at El Nuevo Herald for 15 years.

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