STEM-Certified MBA Track

Making Better Decisions Through Business Analysis

The STEM-certified MBA Business Analysis track emphasizes the use of quantitative modeling, data analytics, technological applications, and operations analysis to effectively manage and deploy resources to enhance organizational performance.

Business Analysis Track

  • STEM-Certified

    STEM-certification allows for a 24-month extension of post-completion OPT, offering a total eligibility of up to 36 months.
  • Market Driven

    Emphasizes building competencies and skills in areas sought after by employers such as data literacy, critical thinking, and technical savviness.

Tools and Methods for Business Analysis

Two-Year MBA students must complete three (3) and One-Year MBA and Dual Degree* MBA students must complete two (2) of the MBA elective options listed below in pursuit of the STEM-certified MBA Business Analysis track.

Accounting

ACT 513 Managerial Accounting

Finance

FIN 588 Advanced Econ & Data Analysis

Marketing

MKT 542 Customer Intelligence/Data Driven Marketing

MKT 644 Market Analysis in Excel

Information Systems & Operations Management

ISOM 557 Management Sci in Spreadsheets

ISOM 599R Data Visualization

ISOM 599R Coding for Business Insight

ISOM 650 Decision Modeling

ISOM 655 Forecasting & Predictive Analytics

ISOM 656 Business Analytics

Organization & Management

OAM Social Network Analysis

 

*Dual Degree MBA students may petition for a STEM-certified class in their other program to substitute.

Applications of Business Analysis

Two-Year MBA students must complete six (6) and One-Year MBA and Dual Degree* MBA students must complete five(5) of the MBA elective options listed below in pursuit of the STEM-certified MBA Business Analysis track.

Accounting

ACT 514 Financial Statement Analysis

Finance

FIN 599R/630 Foundations of FinTech

FIN 623 Securities Analysis

FIN 624 Derivatives

FIN 629 Fixed Income

FIN 683 Applied Investment Management

FIN 684 Advanced Derivatives

FIN 695 Distressed Investing

Marketing

MKT 543 Digital and Social Media Strategy

MKT 547 Product and Brand Management

MKT 562 Customer Lifetime Valuation

MKT 643 Pricing Strategy and Analytics

MKT 681 Sports Analytics

Information Systems & Operations Management

ISOM 533 Supply Chain Management

ISOM 555 Appcology

ISOM 556 Analytics for eMarkets

ISOM 659 Process Analysis & Six Sigma

Organization & Management

OAM STEMpreneurship

OAM 635 Multinational Firms and Strategy

OAM 689 Human Resource Analytics

 

*Dual Degree MBA students may petition for a STEM-certified class in their other program to substitute.