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About the Master's in Business Analytics

Why Study Business Analytics at Cedarville?

Are you interested in using statistics and data to help your organization operate more efficiently and effectively? Businesses now have more access to data than ever before, and there is a growing need for business professionals and leaders who can analyze that data for the good of the company. Cedarville University's online master's in business analytics can help you enter this growing, in-demand field.

The Cedarville University fully online M.B.A. in  business analytics coursework will prepare you to enter the high-impact field of data science. You’ll be equipped to use statistical tools to interpret data and forecast financial outcomes.

As with all our M.B.A. programs, you'll study business through a biblical lens that emphasizes:

  • Excellence in personal standards and discernment
  • Kingdom influence through serving others
  • Stewardship of God-given talents
  • Leadership with a servant's heart

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What Sets Cedarville Apart?

Program Overview

Business Analytics Program Highlights

Accredited — Cedarville's M.B.A. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP).

Supportive — Dedicated program adviser ensures support while you pursue your degree and maintain other commitments, and cohort-based approach builds community and network for Christian business professionals.

Flexible — Seven-week terms provide flexibility for working professionals, and part-time and full-time options are available.

General Business Knowledge – You'll build a strong business foundation through core coursework that applies in any organizational setting:

  • Accounting for Business Executives
  • Biblical and Theological Foundations for Graduate Study (may be waived with undergraduate Bible minor or approved alternative)
  • Capstone Course
  • Executive Financial Management
  • Information Technology for Competitive Advantage
  • Legal/Ethics Course Managerial Economics
  • Management and Leadership of Organizations
  • Quantitative Course
  • Strategic Marketing Planning

Focused Expertise – You’ll take four business analytics courses, giving you the tools you need to succeed:

  • Business Forecasting and Econometrics
  • Data Mining for Business Analytics
  • Data Warehousing & Visualization
  • Managerial Data Analysis

What Can You Do With an Online Master's in Business Analytics?

With a business analytics M.B.A. online degree, you can advance your career in the following professions:

  • Data Business Analyst
  • Quantitative Analyst/Modeler
  • Business Analyst Manager or Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Project Management
  • Logistician

Stewarding Your Gifts With a Graduate Degree

Listen as Cedarville's president, Dr. Thomas White, discusses how our graduate programs can help you steward your God-given talents for His glory.

Opportunities to Learn Outside the Classroom

Courses are designed for the online environment but include hands-on case studies, projects chosen by the student, simulation games, and personal development.

Admission, Costs and Aid, Start Dates

Admission Requirements — The first step in your graduate school journey at Cedarville is to apply for admission.

M.B.A. Admission Requirements

Costs and Financial Aid — Your decision to pursue quality, Christian graduate education represents a valuable investment in your career and professional development. To assure your degree is also affordable, Cedarville graduate programs are competitively priced and can be supplemented with a variety of financial aid.

M.B.A. Cost Information

Program Start Dates — You can enroll and begin classes in August or January.

Program Curriculum

Building on your undergrad degree, you will take core M.B.A. courses and four core business analytics courses to complete the concentration. There is also a 3-credit Bible course, which is waived if you completed a Bible minor as part of your undergraduate work.

You can add an M.B.A. to many of Cedarville's popular majors by using one of our bachelor's-to-master's accelerated completion plans.

Program Format and Related Programs

Cedarville offers both graduate and undergraduate programs, with flexible completion options. You may also want to consider these related programs as you consider the degree or program that is a best fit for you.

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Jeffrey Haymond, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration; Professor of Economics

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John Delano, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Business Administration - M.B.A., Bus Admin Graduate Studies; Associate Professor of Information Technology Management

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Amy Ervin

Graduate Enrollment Advisor

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