OHIO’s Online Master of Business Analytics program ranked best in state by Fortune

Published: February 3, 2023 Author: Staff reports

Ohio University's Online Master of Business Analytics (MBAn) program has been ranked 12th nationwide, and the best in the state of Ohio, by Fortune Education.

OHIO’s Online MBAn program provides a dynamic educational experience for students through flexible online courses and in-person engagement opportunities. The asynchronous online courses and the part-time scheduling make this the perfect program to earn a degree while continuing to work and keep up with personal commitments. This affordable program has also received high marks for its accessibility because traditional barriers to graduate school like the GMAT and the GRE aren’t required to enroll.

“To be recognized among our nation's best online Master of Business Analytics programs is an honor, and I believe it is a reflection of our hard-working and talented faculty, students and professional staff,” said Online MBAn Program director and O'Bleness Associate Professor in Analytics & Information Systems Bill Young. “Since we launched our MBAn program, we have focused on providing a high-quality experience that creates meaningful career opportunities for our students, and I look forward to continuing to review market trends and work with our faculty and staff to meet and exceed our students' expectations.” 

Careers in the information technology field are continuing to grow in visibility and workforce demand. OHIO’s Online MBAn program can help students tap into these opportunities through its industry-connected faculty and alumni. 

This academic career path provides a comprehensive understanding of advanced data analysis and statistical techniques, which can be applied to real-world business strategies. Business Analytics can be used in a variety of sectors to improve decision-making, increase efficiency, and drive growth. Career opportunities for graduates can include positions within healthcare, retail, finance, manufacturing, communications and government. Graduates are well-equipped to take on roles in data analysis, data science, business intelligence, and more, and will have the ability to communicate complex data-driven insights to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. 

"We are proud to be able to offer our students training in some of the most in-demand business analytics skill areas,” Associate Dean of Graduate and Professional Programs Gabe Giordano said. "We are even more proud to be recognized as one of the best programs in the nation."

Since its debut in 2017, OHIO’s Online MBAn program has continued to gain national visibility, and it has now been featured in back-to-back national rankings by Fortune. Ohio University's College of Business continues to receive national recognition for its online bachelors and masters programs as well, including a recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report for its veteran-friendly online program offerings.

Additional details about Ohio University’s Master’s of Business Analytics Online program are available online.