Master of Business Administration in Business Data Analytics

Boost your earning potential with a Master of Business Administration in Business Analytics

An M.B.A. Your Way at Your Pace

Our M.B.A. Your Way program is designed with busy working professionals in mind. Our 8-week classes offer an accelerated completion time, while still allowing you to go at your own pace. We offer flexible scheduling and formats, and convenient locations in New Albany and at the IU Southeast Graduate Center in Jeffersonville, just across the bridge from downtown Louisville.

Propel Your Career Forward

Earning an MBA in Business Analytics offers numerous advantages in today's data-driven business landscape. Our program will equip you with a comprehensive skill set merging business acumen with advanced analytics expertise, fostering informed decision-making. In an era where data reigns supreme, proficiency in interpreting complex datasets and deriving actionable insights is invaluable. An M.B.A in Business Analytics from IU Southeast will cultivate strategic thinking, empowering you to identify trends, forecast outcomes, and devise innovative solutions to intricate business challenges.

Cutting-Edge Learning and Valuable Networking Opportunities

Enhance your employability and career progression opportunities across diverse industries, gaining a competitive edge. Through hands-on projects and case studies, led by our expert faculty, you’ll gain cutting-edge experience in implementing analytical techniques to real-world scenarios. Connect with other students, industry leaders, and our extensive alumni network and propel your career forward.

Degree information

30 Credit hours
Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0

Degree Completion

Candidates must fulfill the following requirements:

  • A minimum of 30 graduate credit hours, in accordance with the definition of the curriculum, of which each course counts only once toward graduation;

  • A grade of C (2.0) or better must be earned in each graduate business course that counts toward graduation [Note: No more than two graduate business course grades may be below B- (2.7)];

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 for all graduate business courses at IU Southeast. Satisfactory completion of the community service requirement.*

Students are expected to complete the graduate business program curriculum within seven years. This rule also applies to students seeking to complete both graduate business programs simultaneously or consecutively. The seven year time frame starts with taking the first graduate course (not Foundations coursework)

*Community Service Requirement

Graduate Business students must perform at least 20 hours of community service in a project that involves their contribution in the form of business knowledge, leadership, and/or expertise. Some examples include volunteering for Big Brothers/Big Sisters, providing tax assistance for the elderly or disadvantaged, participating in a United Way agency, or serving on a not-for-profit board or advisory council.

The requirement may be completed at any time during the academic program. It is strongly recommended that the student plan to complete this requirement prior to the last 6 credit hours of coursework in the graduate curriculum. Students must submit a written proposal outlining a plan for satisfying this requirement to the Graduate Director for approval prior to performing the project.

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MBA in Business Analytics unlocks numerous career paths across industries. In the realm of consulting, professionals use data-driven insights to advise businesses on strategic decisions and operational improvements. Corporations seek Business Analytics experts to optimize processes, enhance performance, and drive innovation. In finance, professionals leverage data analysis to assess risk, identify investment opportunities, and improve financial forecasting. Technology companies require Business Analytics talent to develop algorithms, models, and data-driven solutions. E-commerce thrives on analytics to understand consumer behavior, optimize marketing strategies, and personalize user experiences. Healthcare organizations rely on analytics to enhance patient care, manage resources efficiently, and innovate in treatments and procedures. Across sectors, the demand for MBA Business Analytics graduates continues to grow, offering diverse and rewarding career opportunities.

Have questions or want more information? Contact us!

Alysa D Lambert Ph.D., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Professor in Human Resources Management
Director of Graduate Business Programs

Hillside Hall 44
(812) 941-2453
Kim Shaughnessy

Kim Shaughnessy

Student Services Coordinator

Hillside Hall 221A
(812) 941-2362

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