2022-2023 Catalog 
    Jul 18, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Business Administration - Full Time (STEM), Business Analytics Concentration, MBA

Department Chair: Thomas Grossman

The new MBA concentration in Business Analytics prepares students to improve and transform businesses through the use of data and models. USF prepares MBA students in Business Analytics to understand, manage and execute every link in the information value chain to enhance business performance.

Required and elective courses include Predictive Analytics, Data Mining, Big Data Visualization, Coding for Analytics, Advanced Spreadsheet Analytics and Marketing Analytics Techniques.

Program Learning Outcomes

Please see the Business Administration - Full Time (STEM), MBA 

Major Requirements (52 units)

The MBA curriculum is 52 units comprised of 10 core courses (20 units), four Career Accelerator courses (8 units), a required Innovation Project (2 units), Capstone course (2 units), and 20 elective units. Fifty percent of the course work taken must be comprised of courses that have been identified as STEM designated. 

  • MBA Core Courses (10 courses, 20 units)
  • Career Accelerator Courses (4 courses, 8 units)
  • MBA Elective Courses (10 courses, 20 units)
  • MBA 6100 Innovation Project (1 course, 2 units)
  • MBA 6010 Magis Capstone (1 course, 2 units)
  • Required Career and Professional Development Modules

Required MBA Courses

The MBA Core Courses are the nucleus of the MBA curriculum and provide innovative problem-solving skills to diagnose and solve a wide variety of managerial problems. In addition to the development of specific functional and analytical skills, the core curriculum has been uniquely designed to integrate five themes throughout each course: global perspectives, ethical perspectives, creative problem solving, leadership dynamics, and communication skills. Through the use of case studies, guest speakers, computer simulations, and faculty-student interaction, these themes merge with course content to provide a real world experience.

MBA Electives (8 units)

Complete an additional 8 units in any MBA, OD, PA, NPA, MSEI, or MSFA course.

Business Analytics Concentration (12 units)