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Online Master's in Business Analytics (M.B.A.)

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
Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions prospective graduate students have when considering an M.B.A. program.

M.B.A. Business Analytics Concentration

M.B.A. in Business Analytics Program Highlights

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

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
  • Organizational Design and Behavior
  • 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 I 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

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.

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Program Faculty

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Jeffrey Haymond, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Business Administration; Professor of Economics

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  • Phone 937-766-4442
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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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  • Phone 937-766-7917
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M.B.A. in Business Analytics 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.

Sample courses:

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