MBA Business Analytics



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MBA Business Analytics Courses
  • 510 Managerial Effectiveness
  • 515 Ethical & Social Responsibilities of Business
  • 520 Data Science
  • 525 Managerial Economic Analysis
  • 530 Analytics Methods
  • 535 Communication for the Organization
     
  • 550 Data Visualization
  • 555 Financial Management
  • 560 Marketing Analytics
  • 565 Performance Management
  • 570 Externship I: Innovation
  • 575 Externship II: Leadership
Courses are subject to change.
OUR PROGRAM
The Loras College MBA in Business Analytics is ideal for those looking to enter a rapidly growing field which uses data management and analytical tools to evaluate and analyze past performance to improve decision-making and business outcomes. There is anticipated to be a 1.5 million person shortage in the area of analytics nationwide through the year 2015. Contact us for more information!

UNIQUE FEATURES
Our program provides unique features tailored to meet the needs of working professionals or new graduate students.
  • Partnerships with the local business community, other academic institutions, and alumni with expertise in the field of analytics and performance management
  • A liberal arts focus, infusing the science of data management with the art of communication
  • A unique curriculum consortium of experienced business leaders in the analytics field
  • Faculty bring real-world experiences to their teaching

MEETING YOUR NEEDS
The program is designed to meet graduate educational needs by:

  • Enhancing professional competencies of people working in business environments that will benefit from greater analytics skills
  • Providing educational and field experiences for those wishing to contribute to business analytics across industries

FLEXIBLE & CONVENIENT
The MBA in Business Analytics is sensitive to the demanding schedules of working professionals. 

  • Class schedules allow students to have full-time jobs while working toward their degree
  • Students typically take two seven-week courses per semester held one evening a week 

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)

Q. Will the program accept graduate transfer credit?
A. A maximum of 6 credits can be transferred from a previous institution. The courses must be similar in content and approved by the MBA Program Director.

Q. How long will it take me to complete the degree?
A. Students entering into the program at the start of the fall semester may complete the program in two years. Those entering at the beginning of the second course of the fall semester or in a different semester may take longer to complete the program.

Q. What time are classes? Are there online offerings?
A. Classes will be offered in two 7-week terms per semester, with course times in the evening. At this time, courses will be offered in person.

Q. Do I need to take prerequisites for full admission to the program?
A. Full admission into the program requires that applicants have a familiarity with concepts in the areas of economics, accounting, finance, management and marketing. Applicants with an undergraduate business degree will generally meet these requirements.

The academic readiness of an applicant who does not hold an undergraduate degree in a business field will be determined through an interview process, including a review of professional work experience, and in some cases completion of business competency exams. Students who do not fully meet the academic readiness requirements for the program may be admitted on a provisional basis.

Q. What do I need to submit for application?
A. Students will be required to complete the online MBA application form, forward us all official undergraduate transcripts, and submit a personal essay.

Q. What is the cost of the program?
A. For details visit Tuition and Fees page.

Q. Who can I contact for more information related to the Master of Business Administration at Loras College?
A. Feel free to complete our online inquire form, or you can contact MBA Director Dan Conway at 563.588.7784 or email daniel.conway@loras.edu.


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CONTACT US
Dan Conway MBA Director               Patti Burgmeier, Grad/Transfer Recruiting Coordinator
daniel.conway@loras.edu               patti.burgmeier@loras.edu
1450 Alta Vista                                   1450 Alta Vista 
Dubuque, IA 52001                           Dubuque, IA 52001
563.588.7784                                     563-588-7166




 
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