MBA - Quantitative Analysis

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In Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Business Administration in Quantitative Analysis program you can study advanced business concepts and learn how to utilize data-driven decision-making techniques to develop intelligent business practices and processes. Find out more about the Master of Business Administration in Quantitative Analysis program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

The online Master of Business Administration in Quantitative Analysis program at Southern New Hampshire University gives you the opportunity to study managerial accounting, economic theory, financial management, and how businesses and organizations apply information technologies to attain a competitive advantage. Business coursework includes an examination of various marketing strategies, statistical management tools, operations management, and strategic management. Specialization coursework introduces you to applied managerial statistics and the management science research techniques used to solve a variety of business problems, including linear and nonlinear programming, integer programming, and network modeling. You can also choose from coursework in financial econometrics, computer simulation, market research, and business research.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you'd like to apply to the Master of Business Administration in Quantitative Analysis program, you should enjoy working with numbers and statistics; you may also have a professional or educational background in business, although it is not required. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University programs must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Business Administration in Quantitative Analysis program at Southern New Hampshire University consists of 13 courses. You are required to complete ten business major courses and three quantitative analysis courses.

Business Administration Major Courses*

Course CodeCourse Name
ACC 500 Managerial Accounting
IT 500 Information Technology
MKT 500 Marketing Strategies
ECO 500 Managerial Economics
FIN 500 Financial Management
INT 610 Multinational Corporate Environment
MBA 700 Strategic Management
OL 690 Responsible Corporate Leadership
QSO 510 Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
QSO 600 Production and Operation Management

Quantitative Analysis Courses

Course CodeCourse Name
QSO 520 Management Science Through Spreadsheets
QSO 530 Applied Statistics for Managers
Choose one of the following:
FIN 690 Financial Econometrics
IT 630 Computer Simulation and Modeling
MKT 630 Market Research
QSO 500 Business Research

Some students may also be required to take foundation courses as prerequisites for more advanced MBA material. Students with business-related undergraduate degrees typically are exempt from most foundation courses. In many cases, students choosing the electives track are able to apply credit hours from their foundation courses against their elective requirements.

*Coursework subject to change.

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the Master of Business Administration in Quantitative Analysis program, you could have the skills required to use management science, statistical analysis techniques, and data modeling to help businesses in all industries develop effective business models, particularly in finance, IT, logistics, and operations. Positions you could pursue include:

  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Financial Analyst