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It’s Your Time


To Push the Boundaries with an MBA in Business Analytics


Feliciano’s Online MBA earned recognition from US News as one of the Best Online MBAs in the country. 
#78 overall and #3 in New Jersey

Capitalize on the Power of Business Intelligence with Montclair State’s MBA in Business Analytics


Organizational success depends on smart business decisions made using relevant data and well-chosen analytics tools. While the value of an MBA is widely recognized, adding business analytics expertise can provide degree holders with a distinct competitive advantage.

Montclair State University and its Feliciano School of Business have earned a reputation for their top-quality MBA offerings and in-demand program specializations. The 100% online MBA in Business Analytics specialization, provides graduates with a comprehensive grounding in essential business knowledge along with proficiency in mining, analyzing and interpreting “big data”.

Data analytics tools and techniques are deployed across business disciplines and at all levels of an enterprise, from logistics and product development to finance and accounting to sales, marketing and strategic planning. Students who enroll in the online MBA Business Analytics program at Montclair State learn how to evaluate and communicate quantitative information for integration with qualitative considerations in decision-making. Those skills are prized at every level of an organization and, increasingly, are necessary for success.

The Montclair State MBA online program is ideal for:


Bachelor’s degree holders whose undergraduate field of study will be enhanced by analytical expertise

Career-changers who wish to move into a field with strong growth potential

Business professionals seeking to demonstrate their readiness for higher management positions

Managers and entrepreneurs interested in using data to help find innovative solutions to business problems or expand market share

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Considering a Master of Science degree for a more in-depth data science approach? Visit our MS in Business Analytics page. If you are undecided about which is best for you, check out our comparison of the MBA Business Analytics and Master’s in Business Analytics programs here.

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MBA Learning Outcomes


To capitalize on data analytics, it’s important to have knowledge of the business area under review. That’s why students in Montclair State’s MBA in Business Analytics program study a wide range of subjects—including finance, marketing and information systems—in addition to learning how to leverage data and business intelligence. Analysts have to know what information is needed, how to measure it and how the results will support data-driven business decisions.

In the concentration courses required for this MBA, business analytics students will learn how to:

  • Use spreadsheets and software programs to capture, organize and assess relevant data
  • Master the skills required for data exploration, manipulation and visualization
  • Apply best practices in dashboard design and create effective data visualizations
  • Implement data-mining techniques such as decision trees, neural networks and cluster detection
  • Evaluate both structured and unstructured data using advanced analytics

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Online Business Analytics MBA Program Curriculum


The academic calendar for Montclair State’s online MBA degree program features three semesters (Fall, Spring and Summer), and each semester is divided into two eight-week terms. MBA students are expected to complete 3 credits (one or two classes) per term and will earn their degree within two years. New students may begin their studies at the start of any semester or half-term, which allows a choice of six start dates throughout the year. 

Degree candidates must complete 39 credit hours of graduate-level courses to earn an MBA in Business Analytics. This includes the same 30 credits of core classes required for all Montclair State online MBA programs, plus three courses in business intelligence and data analytics totaling 9 credit hours.

Required MBA Core Courses

 

Course Name

Credits

Accounting for Business Managers

3

Macroeconomics Analysis and Public Policy

1.5

Managerial Economics

1.5

Corporate Financial Decision Making

1.5

Investments for Managers

1.5

Emerging Trends in Global Markets

1.5

Applied Business Statistics

1.5

Management Science in Business

1.5

Strategic Information Systems

3

Operations and Supply Change Management

1.5

Achieving Competitive Advantage

1.5

Organizational Behavior

1.5

Project Management

1.5

Negotiation in the Workplace

1.5

Managing the Multi-Business Firm

1.5

Applied Marketing Management

1.5

Market Analysis and Customer Insight

1.5

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility

1.5

Total Core MBA Credits*

30

Electives (choose courses totaling 6 credits†)

Accounting courses such as Accounting Information Systems, Financial Statement Analysis and Forensic Accounting

Business Law courses such as Business Law I, Business Law II and Legal Issues in Forensic Accounting

Economics courses such as Globalization in the Developing World and Independent Study in Economics

Finance courses such as Cross-Borders Investing and Financing, Options Markets and Short-Term Financial Management

Information and Technology courses such as Business Analysis and Enterprise Systems Management

Management courses such as Leadership, Talent Management, Business Communications and Human Resource Analytics

Marketing courses such as Marketing Metrics, Strategic Brand Management and Omni-Channel Retailing

Total Elective Credits: 6

 
 
 

* Students who have not completed prior academic coursework in Accounting, Statistics and/or Finance, and have not earned a grade of B- or higher in those subjects, may be required to successfully complete online foundation modules in these key areas before registering for MBA courses.

† Students enrolled in the General MBA program can choose from a variety of elective courses. Please refer to the MBA program course catalog for a complete list of elective options and corresponding credit hours.

Business Analytics Concentration Courses

Course Name

Credits

Introduction to Business Analytics

3

Data Analytics and Visualization

3

Advanced Business Analytics

3

Explore the Advantages of a Montclair State MBA


The data analytics program at Montclair State is offered through the Feliciano School of Business, which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International—the world’s largest accrediting organization for business schools. Less than 5% of the world’s business schools have earned this distinction. Among all AACSB-accredited schools in New Jersey, the Feliciano School of Business offers the most affordable online MBA programs in the state.

Students in this program will take their core MBA and business analytics classes via the Canvas online learning management system, which provides 24/7 access to course materials and tests/assessments. Self-paced learning enables students to complete weekly lessons and assignments on their own schedule, while web-based communication tools allow them to engage and collaborate with faculty and classmates.

Montclair State makes no distinction between its campus-based and internet-based MBA programs; there is no reference to “online” on the diploma or transcripts. Employers will only see that the degree comes from a respected university.

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Encouraging Success


Our Student Success Coaches are there to support you throughout your entire master’s experience. From the moment you enroll to the moment you graduate, they provide personalized support to help you stay on track. 

They bridge the gap in your online education. 

Your student success coach will help you connect with instructors, find resources and ensure that you are guided through the entire experience. They personalize their level of support to your needs. If you’re struggling in a class, they will connect you with the proper professors and resources to turn things around. If you need help with planning your schedule to ensure timely graduation, they will work with you and your schedule to figure out what courses to take and when. No matter what you are going through, they can help. 

Your student success coaches participate in rigorous training on how best to support working adult students. Many have also been online students so they have a unique understanding of your experience. Their experience combined with their expertise and knowledge of Montclair State University and our programs will ensure that they can help you achieve your goals. 

Student Admission Requirements

At Montclair State University, we welcome students from all around the globe and believe that having different cultures, backgrounds, and experiences enhances the learning environment. 

Requirements for domestic students: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • GMAT/GRE completion**
  • Application and official college transcripts required
  • Personal essay
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • $138 fee

Requirements for international students: 

  • Transcripts: Applicants with a non-US degree must submit a course-by-course evaluation that includes U.S. bachelor’s degree equivalency information for their coursework. This must be completed by an accredited agency. For more information on this requirement visit our international applicant page
  • English Proficiency: Applicants who earned their undergraduate degree from an institution where English is not the official instructional language must submit proof of English proficiency
  • Visa: To apply for an F-1 or J-1 visa or to transfer your existing F-1/J-1 record, you are required to apply for a Form I-20 or Form DS-2019 first

For more information and requirements for international students, visit our international applicant page.

**See admission and tuition page for more information

Career Advancement

Earning an MBA is almost ensuring career transformation. The median starting salary for new MBA hires is $40,000 more than having an undergraduate business degree by itself and it is nearly $10,000 more than any other business school master’s degree. Whether you are attempting to change your career or advance it, a project management MBA from Montclair State University is a difference maker. You can qualify for a vast array of careers including, but not limited to, consultant, management analyst and business intelligence analyst.

Management Analyst
  • Job outlook (percentage) – 11%
  • Average Salary (2019) – $85,260 annual
  • Hourly rate – $40.99 hourly
  • Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Judgment and Decision Making, Speaking
  • Percent with master’s degree – 46%
  • Management Analyst Career Profile on Onetonline
Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Average Salary (2019) – $88,550 annual
  • Hourly rate – $42.57 hourly
  • Important qualities/skills – Critical Thinking, Reading Comprehension, Active Listening, Speaking, Active Learning
  • Percent with master’s degree – 14%
  • Business Intelligence Analyst Career Profile on Onetonline

Frequently Asked Questions


How long will it take to complete a Business Analytics MBA from Montclair State University?

On average, it takes students 2 years to complete an MBA from Montclair State University.

What can you do with an MBA in Business Analytics?

An MBA in Business Analytics allows a person to work in a number of industries. Some of the job titles those with an MBA in Business Analytics may hope to possess are chief data officer, business intelligence analyst and research analyst. 

Where can someone with a business analytics MBA work?

A person with a business analytics MBA is in high demand. All businesses, across many industries, benefit from the use of analytics within their business.

Will a Business Analytics MBA prepare non-business undergraduates for a business career?

A Business Analytics MBA from Montclair State University ensures that our graduates are fully prepared to enter into or advance within the business world no matter their undergraduate degree.

How much does an MBA in Business Analytics from Montclair State University cost?

For the most up to date tuition cost, visit our Admission & Tuition page.

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Toby Burris
Montclair State University
Student Recruitment Manager

973-655-6015
onlinemba@mail.montclair.edu

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