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A program that aims to equip you with the latest business technologies that employers want.

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The MS in Business Technology& Analytics is a 36-credit program that provides you cutting-edge technical skills with hands on experience with business application in partnership with SAP University alliance to demonstrate expertise in Business tech and Analytics, data visualization, enterprise systems integration (SAP S4HANA), data mining, and data warehousing.

Common Jobs our students get after graduation:
Business Analyst, Financial Analyst, Financial Reporting Specialist, ERP Specialist or Consultant, Project Managers, Market Research Analyst, Application Architect, Auditors.

  • Train for a high paying US job. Our graduates have over 97% placement rate and average salary of $92,000
  • No prior experience needed
  • All costs typically covered by federal loans*
  • Online with flexible schedule or on-campus
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

* Federal loans available for US citizens and permanent residents

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.

Courses and Degree Requirements

MS students must complete a total of 36 semester-hour credits, including 24 credits Business Techology and Analytics Courses, 8 credits of elective courses, and 4 credits of FOR 500 The Science of Creative Intelligence.

Students who have taken graduate coursework in business administration at another university and have not used those credits for a degree may apply to have up to 10 credits count as electives toward the MS, subject to approval by the Program Director.

Where the MBA is a full-spectrum general management degree requiring up to 58 credits, the MS in Business Technology and Analytics is a highly focused master’s degree. Its 36 credits can be completed in four semesters of evening-weekend online study, or two semesters of full-time on-campus study.

Business Technology and Analytics Courses (24 credits)

  • MGT 5240 Statistical Analysis for Researchers
  • MGT 5301 SAP Finance & Control (4 credits)
  • MGT 5302 Integrated Business Processes Execution (4 credits)
  • MGT 5303 Integrated Business Processes Configuration (4 credits)
  • MGT 5304 Enterprise Analytics I (4 credits)
  • MGT 5305 Enterprise Analytics II (4 credits)
  • MGT 5460 Business Intelligence and Data Mining (4 credits)
  • MGT 5465 Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Applications

And a capstone course:

  • MGT 5960 Capstone Project (4 credits) or MGT 5306 SAP Certification (TS410) (4 credits)

Electives (8 credits)

Any MGT course at the 500 level may count as an elective course.

Science of Creative Intelligence (4 credits)

  • FOR 500 Science and Technology of Consciousness (4 credits)

Current class schedule for the Online MS in Business Technology & Analytics
Current class schedule for the On-campus MS in Business Technology & Analytics

Entrance Requirements

Applicants should have a four-year undergraduate degree or the equivalent and a GPA of 3.0 or higher, or a GPA of 3.2 or higher in the final two years of college. Acceptance is based upon the quality of undergraduate performance and other factors.

All international students must submit official English proficiency test scores (either TOEFL or IELTS) as part of their application. The test must have been taken within the past two years. Applicants are exempt from this requirement if they have resided in the following countries for a minimum of 2 years: American Samoa, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada (except Quebec), Dominica, Grenada, Grand Cayman, Guyana, Ireland, Jamaica, Liberia, New Zealand, Trinidad/Tobago, United Kingdom, and US Pacific Trust. Applicants with scores below 6.5 on IELTS, 575 TOEFL paper-based, 230 TOEFL computer-based, 90 TOEFL internet-based, or 58 PTE take the Intensive English program before enrolling in degree program classes.

Naveed Abbasi - MS in Business Technology & Analytics program Director

Naveed Abbasi is director of the MBA in Accounting and SAP programs, and professor of Accounting and SAP ERP. Professor Naveed Abbasi brings more than 20 years of valuable experience in financial reporting, data analysis, implementing ERP systems and accounting systems for multi-national corporations as well as SMEs. Besides teaching SAP courses, he teaches data analytics, financial modeling, and corporate financial reporting.

College of Business Administration Faculty

Featured classes

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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.

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We have incorporated leading personal development technologies for maximizing success and creativity in our curriculum. All students learn the Transcendental Meditation® technique to improve their learning ability, and academic and job performance. It has also been found highly effective for reducing stress and promoting health and wellness. This is the secret to our success.

Block system - Full immersion into each subject

Blocksystem at MIU

In our block system, you’ll take only one course at a time, fully immersing yourself in that subject. This approach enables you to learn more with less stress, with deeper understanding and better retention of the course material.

You’ll also enjoy stronger connections with ​your professors and classmates—and you’ll never have to contend with a ​nerve-wracking ​finals week!

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.

Cost & Aid, 2022-23

US Online MS in SAP Enterprise Resource Planning & Business Analytics

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 year in optional federal student loans are generally available toward living expenses. Repayment begins after 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.

Currently International students cannot enroll in this program.

FAQ

The regular length is 3 semesters, but may be shorter depending on your previous academic background. Check this… online vs on campus?
No problem. You can apply for this program if you have a 4-year bachelor’s degree in any subject. No finance or accounting experience is required.
Yes. Federal loans typically cover all tuition costs for US citizens and permanent residents. In addition, federal loans are generally available for your housing, meals, and personal expenses. There are no upfront tuition costs. See Cost & Aid above.
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