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MBA: Data Analytics (STEM) Concentration

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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  • Duration 1.5 years
  • Cost per Credit $772
  • Credit Hours 34

Program Benefits

  • Specialize your degree
  • No GRE/GMAT scores required
  • Accreditation by AACSB
  • 100% Online

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.

Management Analyst

$85,260/year2

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

$84,810/year3

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
Career Outlook

Curriculum

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.

Concentration Options

MBA: Business Analytics

Build your technical proficiency and learn to predict buyer behavior to make strategic decisions within your organization.

MBA: Global Supply Chain Management

Maximize profit and efficiency in your organization and learn to make integrated decisions that drive growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

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There are currently no additional fees associated with the total tuition fee. Please note that program fees are subject to change each academic year.

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.

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Sources:

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Management Occupations. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/home.htm.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.