STEM-Designated MBA Track

Making Better Decisions Through Business Analysis

The STEM-designated 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-Designated

    STEM-designation makes possible a 24-month extension of post-completion OPT, offering a total potential 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-designated 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-designated 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.