Develop In-Demand Technical Expertise
The University of New Haven’s online MBA: Data Analytics (STEM) concentration teaches you to apply mathematical statistics to the description, analysis, and forecasting of business data. With these cutting-edge skills, you can advance your career and become a leader in your organization.
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Earn a STEM-Designated Credential for Continued Success
Become an expert in analytics with the online MBA: Data Analytics (STEM) program. As a student, you will learn to collect, identify, and understand data patterns, empowering stakeholders to make strategic business decisions.
Because this concentration is STEM-designated, you can be confident you’re earning a degree that meets high standards for technical skill development, quality, and academic rigor. Finish your degree in just 1.5 years and get on track to meeting your professional goals.
Career Outlook: Prepare for Leadership Roles in Big Data
With the advent of Big Data and an increased emphasis on data-driven decision-making, organizations need leaders who have the technical expertise to analyze information from diverse sources and inform business strategy. Job outlook for management and leadership occupations continues to outpace the national average,1 driving demand for skilled leaders.
Many management analysts work on a consulting basis for multiple organizations. They observe and analyze current policies to make recommendations for new systems and processes that can reduce costs and increase revenue.
Operations Research Analyst
Operations research analysts use data analysis to solve complex organizational challenges and inform decision making. They combine information from a variety of sources to identify business solutions and potential areas for improvement across the enterprise.
Additional career options include:
- Information Technology (IT) Consultant
- Computer Systems Analyst
The University of New Haven’s online MBA: Data Analytics (STEM) concentration includes coursework in data visualization, machine learning, database management, and more. The R-programming language is a central part of the program’s design.
Courses are seven weeks in duration, delivered in a flexible online format, and taught by expert faculty. This in-demand concentration is STEM-designated, so you develop interdisciplinary skill sets and technical expertise to stand out in the job market.
Course Spotlight: QANL 6625 Mining for Business Intelligence
This course is designed to provide business students with the skills to conduct data mining and statistical analysis for dealing with common managerial-making tasks, such as prediction, classification, and clustering. Data mining is a rapidly growing field that is concerned with developing techniques to assist analysts to make intelligent use of large data sets. In this course, the emphasis is on understanding the application of a wide range of modern techniques to specific managerial situations, rather than on mastering the mathematical and computational foundations of the techniques.Curriculum
Course Spotlight: ECON 6635 Business Forecasting
The focus of this course is on statistical and data analytical methods for the preparation of business forecasts. A variety of empirical techniques are covered: smoothing methods, moving averages, regression analysis, classical time-series decomposition methods, and ARIMA (Box-Jenkins) models. Emphasis is placed upon building forecasting models and evaluating their reliability. The focus is on time-series data. R is the preferred statistical package.
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While scholarships are not available for online students, the University of New Haven does accept federal financial aid.
The University of New Haven’s online MBA includes concentration options in data analytics (STEM), business analytics, and global supply chain management. Students can also pursue a general MBA.
The University of New Haven does not currently offer a virtual open house for the online MBA.
Students can transfer up to six credits into the program. Keep in mind that at least 30 credit hours of coursework must be completed with the University of New Haven to graduate.
The online MBA consists of 34 credits. To view the course list and descriptions, visit our online MBA curriculum page.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Analyst. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/management-analysts.htm.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Operations Research Analyst. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/math/operations-research-analysts.htm.