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Online MBA Business Analytics

Big data = big efficiency

100% Online MBA Business Analytics - Classes begin Fall, Spring and Summer

Big supply chain decisions call for big data. Make yourself known with an affordable MBA focused on Business Analytics.

California University of Pennsylvania's online MBA Business Analytics is a program designed to help business leaders navigate trends in information technology and transform vast amounts of data into meaningful tools used to shape business strategies.

Online MBA in Business Analytics program benefits

  • Helps graduates use data to make better business decisions
  • Gives exposure to innovative methodologies used to read and interpret business data
  • Allows participation anytime, from anywhere with 100% online delivery model

Online Business Analytics Certificate benefits

  • Student learn how to make data-driven decisions to support and enhance business goals
  • With courses overlapping from the MBA, this certificate program can be completed on it's own, or added to the MBA
  • An add on credential to serve as a resume builder

Overview of courses

Each course in the Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics is designed to develop skills in a variety of areas. Students will take courses in statisitcs, data mining, accounting, business, marketing, finance, management and more.

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Career opportunities

  • Employment of business analysts is projected to grow 14 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. - Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Job opportunities for management analysts are expected to be best for those who have a graduate degree or a certification. - Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Growth will be particularly strong in smaller consulting companies that specialize in specific industries or types of business function, such as information technology or human resources.- Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Computer and information technology occupations are expected to add about 488,500 new jobs, from about 3.9 million jobs to about 4.4 million jobs from 2014 to 2024, in part due to a greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data. - Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Employment of operations research analysts is projected to grow 30 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations. Applicants with a master’s degree or Ph.D. in addition to business experience in addition to strong analytical skills will also likely have the best job prospects. - Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Currently, 85 percent of the positions in business analytics require an advanced degree, with 75 percent specifying an MS degree as an educational requirement. - Southern Methodist University and Wake Forest University
  • The Department of Defense (DOD) is “placing a big bet on big data” investing $250 million annually (with $60 million available for new research projects) across the Military Departments in a series of programs. - The White House
  • More than 140,000-190,000 deep analytical talent positions and more than 1.5 million more data-savvy managers needed to take full advantage of big data in the U.S. - McKinsey & Company, Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity

Cal U’s MBA degree program is in candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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Comprehensive Exam

The Comprehensive Exam is an exit requirement in addition to completion of course work for the MBA & MBA Entrepreneurship programs. The goal is to check the minimum competencies in certain functional areas of Business. 

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The success of our students is rooted in the success of the highly qualified and dedicated business faculty at California University of Pennsylvania. Our faculty offers a diverse background of practical business experience and scholarly achievement to equip students with the skills necessary for success in business.

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