Compare MBA and MSBA Programs

Dominican University of California offers several graduate business degrees through the Barowsky School of Business. Review the table below to compare the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and the Masters in Business Analytics (MSBA) graduate degree programs. 

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Format MBA MSBA
Description The Dominican MBA focuses on the strategic management techniques, negotiation skills, networking, team-building expertise and effective communication that every professional needs to succeed. It also offers three concentrations: Healthcare Leadership, Business Analytics and Global Business. The MS in Business Analytics Program will provide you the tools to remain competitive in a rapidly evolving big data economy. Students will learn to use quantitative data analytics tools to transform complex data into business decisions and communicate the results effectively.
Format Hybrid
(online and in-person)
Hybrid
(online and in-person)
Length One-year program for full-time students.

Two-year program for part-time students.
One-year program for full-time students.
Schedule Full-time MBA students will take two courses over a seven-week (two-month) period.

Part-time MBA students take one course over a seven-week (two-month) period.

All students meet Tuesdays and Thursdays for online Zoom classes (two hours each) and every other Saturday in person.
Full-time MSBA students will take 10 courses plus a practicum.

Students will take two courses over a seven-week (two-month) period.
Part-time Option Yes No
Program Highlights
  • Extensive global network of alumni, corporate, educational and government contacts. 
  • Strategic management Capstone course that integrates all coursework into a major project.
  • Learn to use quantitative data analytics tools (including Python, R, SAS and Tableau) to transform data into business insights.
  • A STEM-designated degree. (STEM graduate programs are university degrees awarded in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.)
GRE or GMAT required No No
Career Options after Graduation Business Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Health Services Manager, Financial Manager, Accountant, Marketing Manger Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Management Analyst, Forensic Analyst, Gap Analyst, and Program/Marketing Management
Financial Aid Available Yes Yes
Featured courses
  • Accounting for Decision Making
  • Marketing Management for Value Creation
  • Global Supply Chain and Sustainable Operations
  • Strategic Leadership for Organizational Performance
  • Global Business Environment
  • Applied Data Analysis
  • Programming for Data Analytics
  • Data Visualization and Story Telling
  • Machine Learning for Business
  • Finance Analytics