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MBA: Business Analytics Emphasis

Also see: Online MBA: Business Analytics Emphasis

WHY study for an MBA: Business Analytics Emphasis?

The 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. 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 MBA in Business Analytics gives you the diverse business background you need to advance your career. This program is only offered online.

Northwest's MBA in Business Analytics is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

Career Opportunities

MBA in Business Analytics career opportunities include:

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

Course Requirements

MBA candidates who choose the Business Analytics emphasis must complete the following courses:

Number Course Title Hours
ACCT 51646 Managerial Accounting 3
ECON 52651
ECON 52654
Macroeconomics for Business Managers OR
Managerial Economics
FIN 53621 Financial Management 3
MGMT 54611 Business Decision Analysis Tools 3
MGMT 54616 Organizational Behavior in Administration 3
MGMT 54618 Executive Seminar* 3
MKTG 55630 Strategic Marketing 3
MKTG 54660 Data Mining for Business Applications 3
MGMT 54662 Business Decision Support Modelling 3
MKTG 55667 Business Analytics and Decision Modelling 3
Total Credit Hours 30

*Executive Seminar must be taken during your last term of enrollment.


Melvin D. & Valorie G. Booth School of Business