MBA Data Analytics

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Why get your MBA in data analytics at JBU?

JBU's MBA in data analytics will allow you to sharpen the skills that you need construct data and analytic process to inform strategic insights and automate decisions.

Learn from world-class faculty

You'll learn how to use data to make informed decisions from JBU's world-class business faculty, who bring corporate experience and a student-first focus to the classroom.

Get technical

You'll learn common statistical packages such as R and Python, which organizations use to make data-driven decisions every day. 

Enjoy a flexible format

Complete your coursework on your schedule 100% online. Every MBA class offers a zoom component with the opportunity to interact with your professor and classmates.

Earn your MBA in Data Analytics

Admission Requirements

  • An undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher (4.0=A).
  • Undergraduate coursework in finance, accounting, statistics, and economics (only needed to enroll in the 36-credit hour MBA)
  • No entrance exam is required.
  • NOTE: For the MBA in Data Analytics, to qualify for the 36-credit hour program, recent undergraduate coursework in finance, accounting, statistics, economics, and data analytics or data science is required.

MBA Requirements

  • 36-51 total credit hours, depending on undergraduate coursework.
    • 24 credit hours of MBA core requirements
    • 12 credit hours for the data analytics concentration
  • Students typically graduate within 2 years.

MBA Classes

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What to expect as a data analytics graduate student at JBU

Learn financial analytics

You'll be able to develop and employ analytics models with real-world data addressing financial problems like forecasting, credit risk and market assessment. 

Understand supply chain analytics

You'll be able to develop your skills using real-world data across the breadth of supply chain management, such as forecasting, replenishment and inventory management. 

Master marketing analytics

With a focus on digital marketing analytics, you'll develop and employ analytics models with real-world marketing data. 

Featured Faculty

Dr. Linda Vytlacil - Professor, Data Analytics | Walton Charitable Support Foundation Endowed Chair of Data Analytics

Dr. Linda Vytlacil is the former vice president for data science/global data & analytics platforms for Walmart Labs, is a recognized people leader and commercial manager with extensive experience in building teams and creating analytics capabilities to harness profitably the power of big data analytics.

Next steps

Choosing a graduate program is a big deal, and our staff and faculty are committed to making this process easy for you.


Our admissions team is here to navigate the application process, so you have all the information to be confident in your decision.

Financial aid

You deserve a transparent, helpful financial aid experience. We'll work with you to ensure you're taking advantage of all of your financial aid opportunities.

Start classes

Most JBU graduate classes happen in 8-week blocks (counseling and education have some 16-week classes). Online and face-to-face class options provide flexibility for your busy schedule. Talk to an admissions counselor for more details on classes in your program.