The MBA Program and the UT College of Business Department of Statistics, Operations, and Management Science offer a two-year, integrated, dual degree program leading to the conferral of the Master of Business Administration degree and the Master of Science in Business Analytics.
The program is designed to meet today’s need for individuals who can effectively bring the full power of mathematical, statistical, and computer-based models to the world of business. Through the MBA component, graduates of this program are well-prepared for business by learning the functional (Finance, Marketing, Operations), integrative (Supply Chain, International), and organizational (Communication, Leadership) elements of tomorrow’s organizations. Through the Business Analytics component, students will learn how to gain business insight from large information systems, identify & communicate opportunities for improved decision making, and implement models & processes for enhancing business performance. The analytic skills encompass four overlapping areas: business intelligence, data mining, process optimization and applied statistics.
The objective of the dual degree program is to develop graduates who can successfully bridge the sizable gap that currently exists between the practical aspects of business and the analytical capabilities enabled by information systems. An ideal candidate has strong analytical skills, enjoys problem solving, and is technologically capable. More information on Business Analytics can be found here.
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A student in the MBA/MS Business Analytics dual degree program will take 62 credit hours of coursework. In lieu of a comprehensive examination or thesis, the student will demonstrate mastery of the material within the program capstone course, Mgt Sci 534 (Business Analytics Experience). The schedule of coursework is given below. For specific course descriptions, please see the Graduate Catalog.
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