Learn to Lead with Data.

Set yourself up for success as a leader who knows how to transform data into impactful business solutions. The Master of Business Analytics (MBAn) curriculum reflects a strategic balance of data analytics and business fundamentals, and includes cross-functional electives in specialty areas like fintech and biotech.

MBAn At-a-Glance
Data-Oriented Credits
Business-Oriented Credits
Elective Credits

Kick off the program in June with an introduction to both data analytics and business fundamentals and management tools.

Introduction to Data Programming - MBAN 550

Advanced Spreadsheet - MBAN 551 

Probability and Statistics - MBAN 552

Business Immersion - BA 500

Jump into Fall Term with core courses like Predictive Analytics and Managerial and Financial Accounting, designed to provide you with the technical expertise you'll need to excel in a business analytics role. Make connections with potential employers during corporate networking, recruiting events, and other industry events held annually at Michigan Ross.

Predictive Analytics - MBAN 553

Data Exploration and Visualization - MBAN 554

Data Architecture and Acquisition - MBAN 555

Unsupervised Learning -  MBAN 556

Causal Inference through Experimentation - MBAN 557 

Software Teams and Project Management - MBAN 501

Managerial and Financial Accounting - MBAN 502

Decision Strategies - MBAN 503

Round out your requirements and apply what you've learned in our immersive Business Analytics Consulting Studio course.  During the course, you'll work in teams to find creative solutions to a pressing business analytics challenge at a real organization, and go onsite to conduct research and present your final recommendation to leadership.

Information Security, Privacy and Ethics - MBAN 504

Business Analytics Consulting Studio - MBAN 600

Prescriptive Analytics - MBAN 558

Master of Business Analytics Electives - Please note: Courses displayed represent a selection of MBAn elective opportunities.

In your final term, apply the business analytics concepts you've learned throughout your coursework to an action-based learning project with a real sponsor company. You and your classmates will work in teams to devise creative solutions to a pressing corporate challenge, and present your recommendations to company executives.

Develop Your Signature Leadership Style

Find opportunities to lead outside of the classroom through co-curricular activities hosted by the Sanger Leadership Center, the hub for leadership development and research on campus.

Learn how to lead effectively through a high-pressure, high-stakes environment as part of this simulated business crisis.

Unlock your personal capabilities and learn how to increase your influence as part of two transformative Legacy Lab workshops.

Develop executive-level presence and impactful communication skills through storytelling workshops and events hosted by Story Lab. 

Propose creative solutions to a Fortune 100 company or highly-visible community organization in our annual Business+Impact Challenge.

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