Online MBA with a Concentration in Business Analytics

Data drives decisions.
Now let it drive your career.

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

Coursework 100% online

No GMAT Required

No GMAT required

flexible icon

Complete in as few as 2 years

 

business analytics students

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 for a Leadership Development Program (LDP).

Business Analytics Concentration Courses

MBA 6325Prescriptive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6390Predictive Analytics3 Credits
MBA 6395Data Management, Business Intelligence & Analytics3 Credits

Leadership Development Program (LDP)

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

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

 

“LDP has really enhanced my own self-awareness of the type of leader that I am allows me to look at not only my strengths but understand my weaknesses to be able to 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.

Photo of William Young

William Young, Ph.D.

Director of the Online MBA Program and
Business Analytics Concentration Lead

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*

Statistician


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*

*Average annual salary data from salary.com

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*