Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics Management Online

Enhance your ability to rise in one of today’s fastest growing fields with advanced skills for driving data-based initiatives.

Apply by: 12/16/22
Start Class: 1/17/23
Overview

Explore the benefits of the MBA in Business Analytics Management online

$13,080 Total Tuition
12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

Gain leadership insights to help organizations maximize growth and efficiency with our online Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics Management program. In this affordable, IACBE-accredited program, you will explore how to lead data-based initiatives to improve processes, identify opportunities, and solve complex issues. Utilize data visualization and tools such as Tableau to analyze, interpret, and communicate key insights to diverse stakeholders, from C-suite executives to front-line staff.

Learn from top-tier faculty who are both academics and practitioners as you gain career-relevant acumen and explore global data-related issues, including legal, social, and ethical implications.

Upon program completion, you will be prepared with advanced analytics skills and tactics to pursue senior-level roles such as:

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Data Analytics Consultant
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Data Analytics Consultant
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Big Data Engineer

Student learning outcomes:

  • Students will be able to lead an initiative to select an area for analytics and design a plan for implementing an analytics initiative
  • Students will be able to use tools to analyze the data presented to communicate the outcomes and coordinate with various stakeholders in the discovery, implementation, and maintenance of such a program
  • Students will be able to improve their design of analytics projects through their critique of current business analytics trends, legal concerns, ethical and social implications, and technological advancement both in the United States and internationally
  • Students will be able to employ and apply appropriate technical and quantitative techniques and methods in the analysis of real-world business situations
  • Students will be able to lead an initiative to select an area for analytics and design a plan for implementing an analytics initiative
  • Students will be able to use tools to analyze the data presented to communicate the outcomes and coordinate with various stakeholders in the discovery, implementation, and maintenance of such a program
  • Students will be able to improve their design of analytics projects through their critique of current business analytics trends, legal concerns, ethical and social implications, and technological advancement both in the United States and internationally
  • Students will be able to employ and apply appropriate technical and quantitative techniques and methods in the analysis of real-world business situations

Upon program completion, you will be prepared with advanced analytics skills and tactics to pursue senior-level roles such as:

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Data Analytics Consultant
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Big Data Engineer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Data Analytics Consultant
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Big Data Engineer

Accreditation

IACBE Accredited

MBA programs at Fitchburg State are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE).

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$13,080 Total Tuition
As few as 12 months Duration
30 Credit Hours

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Tuition

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Our MBA in Business Analytics Management online program offers affordable, pay-by-the-course tuition, which is the same for in-state and out-of-state students. All fees are included.

Tuition breakdown:

$13,080 Total Tuition
$436 Per credit hour

Tuition breakdown:

$13,080 Total Tuition
$436 Per credit hour
Calendar

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Fitchburg State online programs are delivered in an accelerated format ideal for working professionals, conveniently featuring multiple start dates each year.

Now enrolling:

12/16/22 Apply Date
1/17/23 Class Starts
SessionProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineIntent to Enroll DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DeadlineDrop For Non PayLast Class Day
Spring A1/17/2312/16/2212/28/221/6/231/9/231/10/231/11/233/6/23
Spring B3/13/232/10/232/20/232/27/233/6/233/7/233/8/235/1/23
Summer A5/22/234/21/235/1/235/8/235/15/235/16/235/22/237/10/23
Summer B7/13/236/13/236/23/236/30/237/3/237/5/237/13/238/31/23

Now enrolling:

12/16/22 Apply Date
1/17/23 Class Starts

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Admissions

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At Fitchburg State, we’ve streamlined the admission process to help you get started quickly and easily. Please read the requirements for the MBA in Business Analytics Management online, including what additional materials you need and where you should send them.

Admissions Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • GPA not less than 2.8 on undergrad coursework
  • Resume detailing professional experience

You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for admission.

  • Submit graduate application and $50 application fee
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, with official transcripts
  • Overall undergraduate GPA of not less than 2.8
  • Official transcripts of graduate-level coursework from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)*
  • Professional resume
  • Students with undergraduate GPAs of less than 2.8 may also be considered for admission based on their professional work experience and a letter of recommendation
  • No GMAT is required

Dual Concentration Options

Students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who are currently enrolled in the MBA program may request to enroll in one additional concentration after their first semester. Students who have been approved for a dual concentration must:

  1. Complete the course requirements for each concentration (completed courses can only be counted once toward one concentration)
  2. Meet the requirements for the catalog year in which their dual concentration is approved

All concentrations are eligible for the dual concentration option; additional course charges will apply


Dual Concentration Request Form

To submit official documents by mail, send them to:

Fitchburg State University
Admissions Office
160 Pearl Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420

International Students:

  • An English Proficiency test is required for natives of non-English speaking countries (see testing options below)
  • International Students
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended*
  • International Credit Evaluation for degrees and coursework taken outside of the United States
  • GPA of not less than 2.5
  • Application fee ($50)
  • Personal Statement/Statement of Purpose (300 word minimum)

*All foreign transcripts must be formally evaluated before we are able to make an admission decision. We accept evaluations and the respective type of evaluation from one of the following credentialing agencies:

English Language Proficiency - Applicants can demonstrate English proficiency by submitting official test scores from one of the following approved exams:

  • TOEFL - minimum score requires TOEFL iBT 79, paper based-TOEFL 550
  • IEFLTS - minimum score required 6.5 overall band score
  • Duolingo English Test - minimum score required 105
  • PTE Academic Test - minimum score required 58

U.S. citizens with foreign education (from a non-English speaking country) will need to follow the international admission requirements (English proficiency testing excluded). Students in the U.S. on an F-1 student visa are not eligible for the program. I-20s are not issued for online programs.

TOEFL Code: 3518

IELTS Code: No code; please select Fitchburg State as a recipient.

Courses

See what you’ll learn in your MBA Business Analytics Management online courses

For the MBA in Business Analytics Management online, the curriculum is comprised of 10 courses covering 30 credit hours, including 18 hours of advanced course requirements, 9 hours of required accounting concentration courses, and a 3-hour elective course.

Students must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course relates the knowledge of human behavior to the problems of organizational life. It examines individual behavior, as well as group and social behavior, in organizations. The course encourages discussion of the methods of changing behavior through organizational behavior and development.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides insight into the problem of identifying an organization’s informational requirements to facilitate the decision-making process. Topics presented include an analysis or information systems, communication theory, information flow, methods and procedures for gathering, disseminating and controlling information.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course embarks on a detailed study of concepts and procedural alternatives in the delineation of the market target. In addition, the course covers the development and implementation of the marketing mix and the control and analysis of the total marketing effort.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course examines principles of decision analysis in management of current assets, estimation of requirements for short-term funds, and valuation of capital budgeting and merger proposals.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a study of financial reporting systems. Emphasis is given to the interpretation and uses of information contained in financial reports.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course provides a study of administrative processes dealing with the formulation of policy. Topics covered include strategy formulation, the role of the general manager, and the design of strategic planning systems. Attention is focused on problem identification, problem solving and decision-making. Extensive examination is made of cases involving a variety of institutions in both the public and private sectors. Prerequisite: 24 credit hours in the program (requires 18 credits of core courses completed and a total of 24 program credits completed before students begin the course)
Students must take the following courses.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
To develop practical skills using Tableau, one of the most widely used data visualization software tools on the market. This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to data literacy and quantitative skills using Tableau. It covers data fundamentals, statistical thinking, and communicating with data by creating and interpreting data visualizations to make business decisions. This course provides a mixture of lectures, tutorial reviews, group discussions, individual assignments using business cases, and an end-of-course exam. It is not expected that students will have previous knowledge of Tableau, data science, or analytics techniques.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course centers on the significance of qualitative analysis, ethics, and law in business analytics. Topics include social networking, the ethics of social media research, and qualitative research methodology for online communities. The class also engages topics such as: uses and misuses of artificial intelligence, how personal data is recorded, analyzed, used and sold; the ethics of big data analytics, networks of control, profiling, discrimination, structural violence, human rights, international affairs, cyberattacks, terrorism, domestic and international politics, economy, forced consent, EU legislation, and other relevant topics.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
To stay competitive, businesses need to engage in data analytics. This course offers students an overview of employing analytics in business and provides a roadmap for defining and running business analytics projects. This course provides a mixture of lectures, readings, group discussions, and business case analysis. It is not expected that students will have previous data science or analytics knowledge.

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