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Business Intelligence and Analytics Concentration

The M.B.A. in Business Intelligence and Analytics Concentration provides students with the ability to provide successful, intelligent and targeted insights from data. Students will learn how to communicate actionable information from data to the management in an interactive way through various software tools to enable better decision making. Topics include data warehousing, which is a system used for reporting and data analysis, data mining – a process of discovering patterns in large data sets, business intelligence and analytics concepts like descriptive, predictive, and prescriptive analytics which are the core components of data science. Students will learn to use software like SQL for storing, manipulating, and retrieving data in databases, R/Python – a programming language for data analysis and insights, Tableau, and MS Excel Power View to communicate data to management. Students are given an opportunity to showcase their skills in Business Intelligence and Analytics through capstone projects within the IT industry.

M.B.A. Required Core Curriculum 24 hours

 


Business Intelligence and Analytics Concentration Courses 12 hours

  • MSITM 6301
    Business Data Warehousing (prerequisites needed: MISM 6330)
  • MSITM 6302
    Business Intelligence and Data Mining (prerequisites needed: MISM 6330, MANA 6302)
  • MSITM 6303
    Data Visualization (prerequisite needed: MISM 6330)
  • MSITM 6304
    Capstone Project (prerequisites needed: MSITM 6301, 6302, 6303)