Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics Online

Focus on the use of data in business, enabling you to apply technological tools and business intelligence in making decisions to benefit your organization.

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Program Overview

What Our Online MBA in Business Analytics Program Offers You

The online MBA in Business Analytics program gives you a comprehensive background in reviewing structured data and applying business intelligence while developing core business management skills with relevant real-world applications.

In this ACBSP accredited online MBA program, you will supplement essential general business knowledge with an in-depth study of data mining, business-decision support modeling, analytics tools and more, positioning you to make better, more informed business decisions. You will gain advanced business knowledge and analytical skills to identify and communicate effectively across all levels of business. The online MBA in Business Analytics from Northwest Missouri State University gives you the diverse business background you need to advance your career.

Accreditation:

The business programs at Northwest Missouri State University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information about ACBSP accreditation, visit acbsp.org.

MBA in Business Analytics Career Opportunities Include:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • Business Intelligence
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Marketing Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Operations Analyst
  • Business Intelligence
  • Supply Chain Analyst

Online MBA programs also available

Northwest online offers a variety of specialized MBAs. Check out all of our online MBA concentrations.

Total Tuition $13,730*
Program Duration As few as 12-18 months
Credit Hours 30

Accreditation:

The business programs at Northwest Missouri State University are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). For more information about ACBSP accreditation, visit acbsp.org.

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Tuition

Our Budget-friendly Tuition Can Be Paid as You Go

Our MBA in Business Analytics 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:

Total Tuition $13,730*
Per Credit Hour $446

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Calendar

Northwest Online Dates and Deadlines

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

TermProgram Start DateApplication DeadlineDocument DeadlineRegistration DeadlinePayment DueLast Class Day
Summer 26/24/246/7/246/12/246/14/246/18/248/9/24
Fall 18/26/248/12/248/15/248/19/248/21/2410/11/24
Fall 210/21/2410/7/2410/10/2410/14/2410/16/2412/6/24

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Admissions

Steps To Being Admitted Into Our Online MBA in Business Analytics Program

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

Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Resume detailing professional experience
  • 3 years of work experience or acceptable GMAT/GRE score

Required Documentation

Applicants to Northwest’s MBA program who have a bachelor's degree in business* from a regionally accredited university must have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and one of the following:

  • Three years of continuous professional, full-time work experience
  • Three years of continuous full-time U.S.-enlisted or commissioned military service
  • Graduate degree from a regionally accredited university with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • 3.50 or higher undergraduate GPA
  • GMAT score of 440 or above
  • Admission index of 1100 (undergraduate GPA x 200 + GMAT)
  • GRE score of 285 or above
  • Admission index of 965 (undergraduate GPA x 200 + GRE)
  • 70th percentile or above score on the Major Field Test for Business

*In addition to the general requirements prescribed by the Graduate School, all students without an undergraduate degree in a business field must successfully complete the MGMT 54201: MBA Business Foundation course before any graduate course.

Official transcript(s) may be emailed to:
[email protected].

Official documents may be mailed to:

Graduate Records Specialist
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001

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Admission Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Resume detailing professional experience
  • 3 years of work experience or acceptable GMAT/GRE score

Courses

Read About Our Online MBA in Business Analytics Program Classes

For the MBA in Business Analytics online, the curriculum is comprised of 10 courses covering 30 credit hours, including 21 hours of core courses and 9 hours of business analytics concentration courses.

Note:  If offered, students may take ECON 52654 (Managerial Economics) in place of ECON 52651.

Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the accounting concepts that are useful in making managerial decisions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An analysis of aggregate economic variables and their relation to business management and decision-making. Macroeconomic models, business fluctuations, and macroeconomic policies will be studied, available empirical data will be analyzed, and their relevance to business decision-making will be examined.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The course includes financial statement analysis, financial planning, capital budgeting, and valuation.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
The application of mathematical and statistical methods to business decision-making in the various fields of business. Topics cover a number of subjects, including quality management, linear programming and queuing problems.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
A consideration of various behavioral concepts which are found in organizational settings and which have implications for management personnel. Emphasis is on practical application of various topics such as teamwork, leadership, motivation, organizational change and development.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of contemporary business practices utilized by successful organizations. Emphasis is placed on understanding current issues faced by senior management. Can be taken only during the last trimester of enrollment.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
An examination of contemporary marketing practices built around the strategic marketing process. The central focus is on becoming a customer-focused organization. Areas such as understanding customer satisfaction and customer value, as well as delivery and applied measurement issues, are explored.
Student will select 3 courses (9 credit hours) from the courses listed below:
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will introduce students to basic statistics from a data science perspective. Statistical methods are a key part of data science. The primary objective of this course is to explain how to apply various statistical methods to data science, how to avoid their misuse and to give advice on what is important and what is not. Topics include exploratory data analysis, data and sampling distributions, statistical experiments and significance testing, regression and prediction, classification, statistical machine learning, and unsupervised learning. It starts with simple statistics and then move on to statistical methods used in data science algorithms. The concepts learned in this course should help students learn the statistical techniques required to implement data evaluation in data science tasks such as data cleaning, mining, and analysis.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course covers the design and development of exploratory diagrams and graphics for various data sets. The course may include concepts such as chart and graph design, networks, topological graphs, display of multi-dimensional data, effective use of space and color, animations, interactive visualizations, mapping, cartography, web data acquisition, and advanced visualization tools. Prerequisite: Coursework equivalent to general statistics and programming.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course will introduce students to various techniques available to extract suitable information (business intelligence, BI) from the large volume of data an organization can use to help managers make better business decisions.
Duration: 7 weeks
Credit Hours: 3
This course focuses on IT product and service selection and evaluation based on financial considerations including return on investment, time cost of money, depreciation, and system life. It includes key measurements for software development and project management, and a methodology for selecting the best measurements. In addition, students will use Microsoft Excel extensively to build financial analysis models.

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100% of classes are taught by professionals, not graduate assistants

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