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MBA in Business Intelligence Courses & Tuition
Master of Business Administration <br />

Master of Business Administration

Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Concentration

MBA in Business Intelligence and Analytics Coursework

Required program courses (30 credit hours)

We've designed the core program courses in our MBA to provide you with the fundamentals to make an impact in the business world. See MBA Required Program Courses for a list of required coursework.

Business Intelligence and Analytics concentration courses (12 credit hours)

The concentration coursework is designed to further focus your MBA curriculum to better prepare you for success in a specific field or industry. To add this concentration to your MBA degree program, you may choose courses totaling 12 credit hours from the following list:

Click on a course name below for its full description.

Concentration requires successful completion of four courses including both:

Applications of Business Analytics I

Applications of Business Analytics II

Applications of Business Analytics I
BIAM500 – 3 credit hours
This course focuses on the role of business intelligence in facilitating the implementation of business process changes. Constructing data-based models, as well as examining their impact on major business functions, are emphasized. Students use software tools to assess strengths and weaknesses of various models. The course also addresses handling large data sets, and analyzing text and network data.
Applications of Business Analytics II
BIAM510 – 3 credit hours
Building on concepts presented in BIAM500, this course examines how to appropriately use business analytics tools. Topics covered include data warehousing, accessing data sources, customer profiling, customer churn and social network analysis. Understanding how business analytics fits into business processes is emphasized.

And two from the remaining BIAM courses:

Developing and Managing Databases for Business Intelligence

Internet Analytics Strategies

Predictive Analytics

Modeling for Decision Making

Developing and Managing Databases for Business Intelligence
BIAM530 – 3 credit hours
This course addresses designing relational databases and building large database applications, including tables, queries, forms, reports and macros. Also addressed are implementing basic database security, backup and recovery procedures, the role of normalization and meeting business requirements. Data warehousing, implementation of data mining tools, data modeling and decision trees are also examined. Case studies are used throughout the course.
Internet Analytics Strategies
BIAM540 – 3 credit hours
Based on analysis of an organization’s mission and goals for its web presence, students in this course explore strategies for implementing various Internet analytics tools to evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s web presence, including its web and social media sites. Key performance indicators are examined. Students gain familiarity with several Internet analytics tools and data sources such as web logs, big data and social media.
Predictive Analytics
BIAM560 – 3 credit hours
Students in this course examine exploratory data, cluster and association analyses with current and historical facts to make predictions. Also covered are logistic regression, text analytics and decision trees. Managerial issues of how to select models for specific business problems are examined.
Modeling for Decision Making
BIAM570 – 3 credit hours
This course introduces basic concepts of mathematical approaches to organizational decision-making and model development for formal decisions. Topics include model building, linear and nonlinear optimization, simulation, time series analysis, network models and decision analysis.

Elective courses (6 credit hours)

You can take your electives in a variety of programs. Students may choose any electives for which they meet the prerequisites. Download the Academic Catalog and view "Course Offerings" for a complete list of courses that could satisfy your elective requirements.


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