The world around us is becoming increasingly data-driven. Today’s organizations are now searching for leaders who will be able to take on complex business problems that require analytical decision-making. The Paul Merage School of Business is proud to offer our new FTMBA Analytics in Digital Leadership Concentration.
In 2017, the Merage School redesigned it’s MBA curriculum through the lens of emerging digital technologies, and their impact on industry and how companies compete. Our curriculum not only teaches the scope of these technologies, but also the potential opportunity to create value in the marketplace through digital innovation. This new FTMBA Analytics in Digital Leadership Concentration has been designed for MBA students interested in deepening their knowledge of specific coding languages and analytical tools such as Python, SQL and Tableau. Some of the courses offered in the concentration include:
Data Camp for Managers
Analytical Decision Models
Data and Programming for Analytics
Supply Chain Analytics
Machine Learning for Analytics
The concentration prepares you for a wide range of high-demand opportunities in big data and business analytics across a variety of industries. Just like our traditional FTMBA degree, the concentration is also STEM-designated and allows up to 36 months of optional practical training upon graduation.
Analytics in Digital Leadership Concentration FAQs
No. Electing to pursue the FTMBA Analytics in Digital Leadership Concentration does not change the program length or the tuition cost.
No. All our incoming students are offered an optional course bundle that includes an introduction to accounting, finance and statistics. Our optional math preparation courses are the same for all incoming MBA students, regardless of whether you plan to pursue the concentration.
There is no separate application for the STEM-designated concentration. A question in our online application asks if you are interested in pursuing the Analytics concentration. Simply make your selection at that time and you will formalize the decision with your academic advisor once you start the onboarding process after admission.