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What Will I Learn in a Business Analytics MBA Program?


Northwest Missouri State University offers an online Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Analytics. The current emphasis on analytics and data-driven decision-making in modern business management make this sort of degree program extremely relevant in today's business world.

Northwest Missouri State's program covers the core topics of business management and administration. An MBA in business analytics can prepare students for an array of analyst and management roles across various fields and industries.

What Are the Overall Learning Outcomes of This Degree Program?

As the analytics emphasis of this degree program would imply, its learning outcomes involve developing advanced skills and knowledge in business analytics as they relate to management practices and strategic decision-making.

Therefore, the in-depth study of a broader set of management topics is equally important to the focused study of data analytics. Hence, Northwest Missouri State's MBA in Business Analytics combines management concepts with analytics skills.

What Sorts of General MBA Topics Are Covered?

Core business management courses cover essential management topics like organizational behavior, business decision-making and macroeconomics. Courses also cover more specialized topics, including the application of accounting concepts to managerial practices, financial management, marketing strategy and customer relationship management.

How Does Advanced Coursework in the Business Analytics Concentration Build on This Foundation of MBA Study?

Business analytics concentration courses in Northwest Missouri State's online MBA program explore data mining practices for strategic decision-making. Further coursework covers the use of mathematical modeling techniques such as spreadsheet modeling and optimization to drive managerial decisions. Finally, students will learn how to advance business intelligence and related decision-making by integrating data analytics, distilling insight from the wealth of data available.

In the modern era of data-driven business, professionals with management know-how and analytics skills are in great demand in all industries and can choose from a range of career opportunities. The integrated study can help students develop versatility and succeed as managers.

Learn more about Northwest Missouri State University's online MBA in Business Analytics.


Sources:

Poets & Quants: The Big Picture in Business Analytics      

Talend: Business Analytics vs. Data Analytics: Which is Better for Your Business?

Top Universities: Why Studying Data Analytics is the Smartest Move You Could Make in 2018


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