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Business Analytics MBA Degree Concentration

A STEM-designated MBA degree with a concentration in business analytics prepares you to make prudent business decisions with fact-based data analysis. Whether you’re an experienced professional seeking career advancement or are looking to relaunch your career, our business analytics MBA program concentration will provide you with an understanding of business performance from a systems view, using statistical and quantitative data as well and explanatory and predictive modeling.

Each course in the concentration will help you build key skills to be successful in the field including:

  • Datamining
  • System Simulation
  • Predictive Business Analytics
  • Business Forecasting

The MBA concentration in business analytics is offered in person or online. Drexel LeBow also offers a Master of Science in Business Analytics program.

The MBA concentration in business analytics is a STEM-designated degree program. Students with an F-1 visa can apply for a 24-month OPT extension (beyond the standard 12 months) if they meet noted criteria.

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LeBow Alum Walker Allen

I’m a generalist, and so while I’m not doing balanced scorecards every day, practicing that in class taught me to think about financial reporting as a management function.

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I knew that this experience, and the network that came with it, would lead me to a more prosperous career.

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Christopher Stroup

The Lawrie program provided the challenge I’d been seeking and helped me push into a new area.

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The diversity of the MBA cohort gave me hope for the next generation of leaders.

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Every week, there’s always a new idea. There’s just so much to learn.

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MBA in Business Analytics Career Options

The unique set of technical and analytical skills that an MBA with a concentration in business analytics provides can be applied to similar positions in a variety of industries. These skills help companies in any vertical create a competitive advantage and understand market trends. An MBA with a concentration in business analytics can prepare you for a number of careers including:

  • Business Analyst
  • Business Analyst Project Manager
  • Data Scientist

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How Long Does it Take to Get an MBA?

Part-Time MBA Program

Complete in 24 to 36 months

Full-Time MBA Program

Complete in 12, 15 or 18 months

MBA Business Analytics Concentration Curriculum

Requirements and Coursework

Choose three courses (nine credits) from the concentration-specific courses below for a business analytics specialization.

Course Title Credits
MIS 612 Aligning Information Systems and Business Strategy 3
MIS 630 Interact Decision Support System 3
MIS 632 Database Analysis and Design for Business 3
MKTG 606 Customer Analytics 3
MKTG 607 Marketing Experiments 3
OPR 601 Managerial Decision Models and Simulation 3
POM 645 Supply Chain Analytics 3
STAT 610 Statistics for Business Analytics 3
STAT 632 Data Mining for Managers 3
STAT 680 Special Topics in STAT 3

View the full MBA degree requirements in the Drexel Catalog

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To learn more about Drexel LeBow’s MBA program, prospective students are encouraged to attend an information session or request additional information.

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