MBA with a Specialization in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management

Put Intelligence to Work for You

Prepare yourself for today’s data-driven economy with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Specialization in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management. Our online MBA program will build on your business skills and teach you how to effectively manage, evaluate and use data analytics tools. Whether you’re interested in data mining, business intelligence or managing big data, our online MBA Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Specialization is designed to prepare you for a variety of roles in this growing field.

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Our analytics-focused MBA specialization can help you advance your knowledge and skills in areas such as corporate management, directing cross-disciplinary endeavors and integrating functions across the business enterprise. Classes for your MBA with a Specialization in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management are designed to help you effectively oversee and evaluate data. Our experienced faculty will help you take your experience further to develop management expertise for the business analytics space. Coursework paired with insights from your professors can help prepare you to drive company strategy by identifying strengths and competitive advantages.


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Master's Advantage

If you’ve earned an undergraduate degree in business, technology or a degree with a technology specialization you may be eligible to waive up to three courses (or nine credit hours). We call this our Master’s Advantage. With these course waivers1, you can earn your graduate degree with fewer courses, allowing you to put master’s degree to work for you even sooner.

What You'll Learn

The MBA Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Specialization from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management covers the following subjects:

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    Management Theory and Practices

    Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of enterprise-wide functions relevant in the global economy.
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    Collaboration

    Work collaboratively in a team environment. Coordinate and share information to achieve a common goal.
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    Problem Solving

    Use business and management principles to problem-solve a variety of workplace challenges.
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    Technology

    Apply analytical tools and technology applications to develop analyses and solutions to address the needs of an organization and its stakeholders.
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    Analytics Tools

    Identify and evaluate, based on relative strengths and weaknesses, the appropriate analytical tools needed to solve multidimensional business problems.
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    Analytics Modeling

    Construct business analyses and translate the findings to a diverse audience of experts.
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    Analytics Strategies

    Explain the strategic implications of applying the techniques of business analytics to support the decision-making of senior level managers in their organization.

Embedded Programs - Demonstrate Skills at Every Step

Earn an additional credential with our unique 2-in-1 design. All courses in our online Big Data and Analytics certificate are embedded within the Business Intelligence and Analytics Management MBA Specialization2. Requesting this embedded option can allow you to earn a graduate certificate on the way to your master's.


Accreditation Matters

Our MBA with a Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Specialization is accredited* by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) www.acbsp.org

Career Opportunities

Graduates with our MBA Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Specialization may consider careers including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Big Data Analysis or Management

  • Data Management Analysis

  • Business Intelligence Analysis or Management

  • Marketing Analysis or Management

Keep in mind that while you may meet the application requirements for such jobs with some employers, you may not meet them for another as job titles and application requirements are not standardized across the industry.

Core Degree Courses

ACCT503 Financial Accounting: Managerial Use and Analysis
BIAM5003 Applications of Business Analytics I
ECON545 Business Economics
FIN510 Corporate Finance
MGMT591 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
MIS5403,4 Innovation Through Technology
MKTG525 Strategic Marketing

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HRM591 Strategic Human Resource Management
HRM587 Managing Organizational Change
HRM595 Negotiation Skills

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INTL500 Global Perspectives for International Business
FIN565 International Finance
HRM584 Managing International Human Resources

Program-Specific Courses

BIAM5103 Applications of Business Analytics II
BIAM5303 Developing and Managing Databases for Business Intelligence
BIAM560 Predictive Analysis

General Degree Courses

ACCT5003,4 Essentials in Accounting, Finance and Economics
MATH5343,4 Applied Managerial Statistics
MGMT5014 Organizational Structures and Business Processes

Capstone

MGMT601 MBA Capstone

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FAQs: MBA in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management


Who should earn an MBA in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management?

An MBA in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management can be an excellent degree option for people who wish to go into the world of business, are adept at analysis and enjoy working with data. This type of degree may also help students prepare to pursue business leadership and management opportunities.


What are the benefits of earning an MBA in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management?

Earning an MBA in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management can provide a wide range of potential benefits. Earning one may help you stand out in the eyes of employers when applying for an entry-level position, or may even allow you to apply directly for intermediate-level positions at some companies, depending on their requirements. Additionally, the business education of an MBA may help you develop skills you can use if you’re considering pursuing a management path in ways that a typical master's degree in analytics may not.


How long does the MBA in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management program take to complete?

The amount of time it takes to complete an in-person or online MBA in Business Analytics Management varies based on the intensity of your course load and the amount of qualifying transfer credits you have prior to enrolling. At DeVry, you can earn your MBA with a Specialization in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management in an estimated 2 years and 8 months, or even more quickly with qualifying transfer credits5.


What are the prerequisites for applying to the MBA Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Specialization program?

In order to apply for the MBA with a Specialization in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management program at DeVry, you need to have completed a bachelor's degree program and demonstrate proficiency in math and verbal skills. Visit our graduate admissions page for more details.

Related Programs


Programs vary by location. For specific program details for Pennsylvania, refer to:
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Coursework - MBA in Business Intelligence and Analytics Management for Pennsylvania residents
*Conferral and Assessment Data - Available for all of DeVry and Keller's ACBSP accredited programs. For a full list of DeVry University's business and accounting degree programs accredited by ACBSP, please see the Accreditation page. 1Eligibility and application of course waivers varies based on the type of course waiver credit earned, the student’s enrolled location and/or the student’s state of residence. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog.
2For the Big Data and Analytics certificate program, every course counts towards the MBA with a Business Intelligence and Analytics Management Specialization program. At the time of application to the next credential level, an evaluation of qualifying transfer credit will occur and the most beneficial outcome will be applied.
3Earn your master’s and get a graduate certificate along the way. These six courses make up the Big Data and Analytics Graduate Certificate, which is embedded in this program, allowing you to leave with two credentials in one.
4Students who hold an undergraduate business degree, a technology degree or a degree with a technology specialization may be eligible to waive up to three courses (nine credit hours). Students with undergraduate degrees in other disciplines may also be eligible to waive select courses upon review of their undergraduate transcript. Course waiver availability varies by location. For more information, please refer to the Course Waiver section of the Keller academic catalog. All students enrolled in site-based programs will be required to take some coursework online and, for some programs and locations, a substantial portion of the program may be required to be completed online.
5Not including breaks. Assumes year-round, full-time enrollment.