Online MBA with a Concentration in Business Analytics

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Refine your decision-making techniques and strengthen your leadership strategy. Choose Ohio University for your Online Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analytics and build your competencies in the exploration, analysis, and implementation of data. Learn to use analytics and business intelligence methodologies to provide critical business insight.

Fortune 3rd Best Value MBA

Ranked 3rd best MBA value as seen in Fortune

100% Online

100% online coursework

No GMAT Required

No GMAT required

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Complete in as few as 2 years

Why earn your MBA with a concentration in Business Analytics?

  • Leverage quantitative data to fuel your decision-making and improve businesses.
  • Learn from an award-winning faculty who are active scholars in the industry.
  • Study on your schedule through our flexible online platform.
  • Build upon your core business skills at an AACSB-accredited school.

Focused Curriculum

As part of your MBA with a concentration in Business Analytics, you will have the opportunity to learn more about data mining, database management, how to create spreadsheets that are specifically designed to help make informed decisions, and understanding historical trends to make predictive assumptions to help improve businesses.

OHIO’s MBA with a concentration in Business Analytics is a 35-credit program ― eleven 3-credit courses and one 2-credit course. As a student at OHIO, you can earn your MBA and concentration in Business Analytics in as few as two years. Coursework is 100% online, and MBA program students benefit from an on-campus residency through our Leadership Development Conference (LDC).

Business Analytics Concentration Courses

MBA 6325 Prescriptive Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6390 Predictive Analytics 3 Credits
MBA 6395 Business Intelligence 3 Credits

Leadership Development Conference (LDC)

One of the resources offered to you as an online student is the Leadership Development Conference (LDC). This is meant to bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world application. The LDC is a two-day event held multiple times a year to ensure that all online students can attend. We consistently hear from our students that this event is one of their favorite aspects of our online programs.

The LDC takes place at our Athens, Ohio, campus, where you will hear from guest speakers on how to effectively lead in teams and businesses. You will also have the opportunity to listen to and network with guest speakers about global issues and current events that impact today’s modern business environment.


“LDC has really enhanced my self-awareness of the type of leader that I am, which has allowed me to look at not only my strengths but also understand my weaknesses so I can address those going forward in my career.”

– Steven Coxford, MBA Graduate

Experienced Faculty

Learn from a faculty of proficient business professionals who can share their practical knowledge and experiences across various industries.

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William Young, Ph.D.

Career Outlook

Your new skills can help you advance to the following in-demand leadership roles*:

Senior Data Scientist

Senior data scientists are responsible for understanding and interpreting statistics and other forms of data into an understandable format that can be presented to executive leaders of a business or organization. As a senior data scientist, you will be tasked with identifying trends from large amounts of data and understanding what insights are most important to share with decision-makers.

Median Salary: $124,219*


Statisticians collect and analyze various types of data to recommend solutions to business problems. These professionals are responsible for designing surveys and other types of quantitative data, analyzing and interpreting the data, and providing reports to share the findings with those who need it.

Median Salary: $92,519*

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Analytics Manager

To make informed, data-driven decisions in sales, marketing, and other departments in a business, analytics managers must collect and interpret data to develop tools and strategies to help businesses succeed. As an analytics manager, you will develop and maintain tools that collect imperative information, create reports to share your findings, and lead initiatives to continue to improve metrics for a business.

Median Salary: $92,519*

Senior Operations Analyst

A senior operations analyst is responsible for analyzing the operations of a business and identifying ways in which the business can more effectively accomplish its objectives through communication and collaboration with employees. The senior operations analyst will also work to develop, manage, and report on new tools and technologies to increase efficiency.

Median Salary: $70,000*