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What is SAP ERP & Business Analytics?

SAP is the brand name of the world’s most popular corporate software for enterprise resource planning (ERP). SAP software allows an organization to manage all of its financial data. The purpose of SAP Finance is to help companies generate and manage financial statements for analysis and reporting and help with effective business planning and decision-making.


What will I learn?

  • Integrated business processes using SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).  Modules include finance, controlling, production planning, and material management.
  • SAP business process configuration and execution.
  • Business analytics using SAP Business Objects, SAP Lumira, Data Warehouse, Crystal Reports, and predictive analytics.
  • Financial and managerial accounting using the SAP ERP platform.

Get started by contacting Pedro

Pedro Ugalde, admissions counselorPedro Ugalde is this program’s admissions counselor for US students. Pedro will provide you with all the details of becoming a student, including connecting you with program faculty when you have questions. International students may connect with their admissions counselor through our contact form.

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Graduate in 11-15 Months

Our Rapid Graduation Path is appropriate for students who seek to complete degree requirements quickly, i.e., within 11-15 months of continuous study (On-campus only). Program length varies based on previous academic background.

Curricular Practical Training is not available, but international students may apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) that would allow them to seek an internship for up to one year after graduation.

Featured faculty

Naveed Abbasi
Naveed Abbasi

Naveed Abbasi is Assistant Professor of Business Administration and Director of the MBA SAP specializations. He earned a BS Accounting from Oxford Brookes University, a BS Accounting, Auditing and Taxation from the University of Karachi, and an MBA from Maharishi University of Management. Naveed brings more than 10 years of valuable experience in implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems for multi-national corporations. Besides teaching SAP courses, he teaches financial modeling and data analysis using Excel.


College of Business Administration Faculty

Featured courses

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SAP – Finance and Controlling

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This course focuses on key areas of the financial and management accounting module of SAP ERP. This is the core module of SAP ERP, which is integrated with other SAP modules.

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SAP – Enterprise Business Processes

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Students learn the business processes of SAP including accounting, sales & distribution processes, procurement process, and warehouse management.

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SAP – Enterprise Resource Planning

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A thorough overview of the basic SAP tools to view and create reports in financial areas. Students will get experience with creating standard and customized reports from an actual database.

Courses may include:

  • MGT 5240 Statistical Analysis for Researchers
  • MGT 5301 SAP – Finance and Controlling
  • MGT 5302 Enterprise Business Processes Execution
  • MGT 5303 Enterprise Business Configuration
  • MGT 5304 Enterprise Analytics I
  • MGT 5304 Enterprise Analytics II
  • MGT 5460 Business Intelligence and Data Mining
  • MGT 5465 Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Applications
  • MGT 5306 SAP Certification (TS 410)
  • MGT 5952 Strategic Management for Sustainable Business

MBA students also take foundational courses in marketing, accounting, finance, business law, management (organizational behavior, human resource management, leadership), operations or quality management, and management information systems; elective courses.


To graduate, students must also satisfy the general requirements for a master’s degree.

Develop clarity of mind

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Tanell-TM-waves

All MIU students practice the Transcendental Meditation technique. Learn the Transcendental Meditation technique — the scientifically validated method to reduce personal stress and develop clarity of mind and broad awareness.

It is recommended to learn TM before the beginning of the classes. However, students have up to six weeks after the beginning to learn it in their local TM centers.

Weekly Class Schedule

Online part-time Class Schedule

  • Tuesdays: 7:30-9:00 PM US CST
  • Thursdays: 7:30-9:00 PM US CST
  • Saturdays: 10:00-12:30 PM US CST

The class sessions are video-conferenced live via the Internet and are recorded for students whose time zone or work schedule does not permit synchronous participation.

Readings and homework account for another 7-10 hours of academic work per week.
Students earn 2 credits per month with this online part-time schedule.

On-campus full-time Class Schedule

  • Monday through Friday 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM to 3:15 PM US CST
  • Saturdays: 10:00-12:30 PM US CST

Students earn 4 credits per month with this full-time schedule.

Entrance Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in any field.
  • Apply for admission.
  • Completion of the MIU admissions process, including the submission of official transcripts, a recommendation, all materials listed above, and an admissions interview.

English language verification

International applicants must submit official English proficiency test scores within the past 2 years of at least 110 on Duolingo, 6.5 on IELTS Academic, 90 on TOEFL iBT or 58 on PTE.

Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique

Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique

All MIU students practice the Transcendental Meditation® technique. If you have not learned it yet:

  • Once accepted as a US student, the cost of TM instruction is covered through a grant offered by MIU
  • Students are required to learn the TM technique within the first 6 weeks after enrollment.
  • Contact your admissions counselor for details
  • Find information on the TM technique or search for a TM teacher at TM.org

Cost & Aid, 2022-23

US On-Campus MBA

This estimate is based on two semesters (one academic year).

One Academic Year Tuition and Fees
Tuition and fees$19,530
Federal student loans-$19,530
Your payment$0

Federal student loans are also available for approximately $14,000 for housing, meals, books, and personal expenses.

Additional Financial Aid Information

Your FAFSA automatically qualifies you for the majority of federal student loans for this program. The remaining portion is composed of Federal Graduate PLUS loans that require “no adverse credit” or an endorser. Repayment begins after your enrollment ends.

There are a variety of money-saving tax benefits to assist in reducing the cost of education expenses. More about education tax benefits.
Veterans should contact the VA for information on Veterans Education Benefits. MIU is a Yellow Ribbon school. Our Veterans Certifying Official is our Director of Financial Aid.

Loan Repayment Options

Payments are a fixed amount that ensures your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Payments may be fixed or graduated and will ensure that your loans are paid off within 25 years.
Payments are lower at first and then increase, usually every two years, and are for an amount that will ensure your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Your monthly payments will be either 10 or 15 percent of discretionary income (depending on when you received your first loans), but never more than you would have paid under the 10-year Standard Repayment Plan.
Payments are recalculated each year and are based on your updated income, family size, and the total amount of your Direct Loans. Any outstanding balance will be forgiven if you haven’t repaid your loan in full after 25 years.
Your monthly payment is based on annual income, but your loan will be paid in full within 15 years.

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date. For more information, contact us at finaid@miu.edu for a quick reply — normally one business day — or see more about financial aid.

US Online MBA

The estimate for this 18-month (three-semester) program is based on the current year rate, subject to change in future years.

18 Months’ Tuition and Typical Financial Aid
Tuition$14,400
Low interest federal loans-$14,400
Your payment$0
Optional: additional low-interest federal loans?-$15,000

Additional Financial Aid Information

$5,000 per semester in federal loans are generally available toward personal living expenses. Repayment begins after your enrollment ends.

There are a variety of money-saving tax benefits to assist in reducing the cost of education expenses. More about education tax benefits.
Veterans should contact the VA for information on Veterans Education Benefits. MIU is a Yellow Ribbon school. Our Veterans Certifying Official is our Director of Financial Aid.

Loan Repayment Options

Payments are a fixed amount that ensures your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Payments may be fixed or graduated and will ensure that your loans are paid off within 25 years.
Payments are lower at first and then increase, usually every two years, and are for an amount that will ensure your loans are paid off within 10 years (within 10 to 30 years for Consolidation Loans).
Your monthly payments will be either 10 or 15 percent of discretionary income (depending on when you received your first loans), but never more than you would have paid under the 10-year Standard Repayment Plan.
Payments are recalculated each year and are based on your updated income, family size, and the total amount of your Direct Loans. Any outstanding balance will be forgiven if you haven’t repaid your loan in full after 25 years.
Your monthly payment is based on annual income, but your loan will be paid in full within 15 years.

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date. For more information, contact us at finaid@miu.edu for a quick reply — normally one business day — or see more about financial aid.

International On-Campus MBA

This estimate is based on two semesters (one academic year) of this program for a student who is residing on campus.

Annual Cost
Tuition and fees$19,530
Housing (single room*) and meals$7,400
Health Insurance (estimate)$3,506
Personal expenses, books, unexpected needs (estimate)$3,500
Estimated net price$33,936

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date.

International Online MBA

The estimate for this 18-month (three-semester) program is based on the current year rate, subject to change in future years.

18 Months’ Tuition
Tuition$14,400
Your payment$14,400

Tuition, other fees, scholarships, and financial policies are subject to change prior to the entry date.

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