MBA with a Specialization in Business Analytics

A business analytics MBA prepares professionals to work for data-focused businesses. An MBA program with a specialization in Business Analytics allows students to understand how to collect, sort, and understand the implications of data, and then to understand how to leverage data to meet strategic goals. While careers in business analytics can range from analyst-level positions to business intelligence managers, the concepts can be applied broadly, especially in marketing, supply chain, and operations functions. Business analytics programs explore big data, optimization, data visualization, risk management systems, decision models and forecasting.

Best MBA programs in Business Analytics: US News 2020

  1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)
  2. Carnegie Mellon University (Tepper)
  3. Georgia Institute of Technology (Scheller)
  4. University of Texas–Austin (McCombs)
  5. University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)
  6. Stanford
  7. University of Chicago (Booth)
  8. New York University (Stern)
  9. Purdue University–West Lafayette (Krannert)
  10. University of California–Berkeley (Haas)
  11. Arizona State University (W.P. Carey)
  12. North Carolina State University (Poole)