Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics (MBA-BAn)

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The Business Analytics major combines an MBA core with a specialization in analyzing data systems. Students develop the fundamental knowledge and skills necessary for the methodical exploration of data from a business or organization. In addition to the theoretical instruction, the business analytics courses have a hands-on component using practical exercises using SAP, Quickbooks, and databases, which will allow you to gain real-world experience as well as demonstrate to employers that you know how to apply your classroom learning in the field. This concentration is non-quantitative and does not require a computer science background. *Must have a Microsoft Windows OS PC or laptop to install SQL. Software provided.



Primary objectives of this program include equipping students with the knowledge and ability to:

  1. Produce clear, concise, and compelling written business documents that communicate a logical, relevant, and professional assessment of business information in an effective manner. (ILO1)
  2. Deliver oral presentations that use effective content, organization, and delivery, accompanied by appropriate technology. (ILO2)
  3. Use critical thinking to analyze data to solve business problems. (ILO3)
  4. Exhibit awareness of professional standards Christian ethical principles, and core personal values in business decision-making. (ILO5)
  5. Demonstrate information literacy when conducting research on existing companies and apply business analytics to identify improvements needed for improvement, develop a plan to implement and evaluate for desired effect. (ILO6)



Instruction can be completed through classroom-hybrid and/or online instructional methodologies.