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Business Analyst


Program Number: 10-102-1
School Year: 2017-2018
Associate of Applied Science Degree
Campus: Online
FLEx Degree

Program Description

The Business Analyst program will prepare students to work as liaisons among stakeholders in order to understand the structure, policies, and operation of an organization. Students use techniques to gather and analyze business requirements, using best practices and relevant technologies. Graduates will be able to support a variety of business, including health care, manufacturing, insurance and finance. 

Approximate Costs

  • $132.20 per credit (resident)
  • $198.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
  • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
  • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

Program Outcomes

  • Apply mathematical concepts
  • Demonstrate the ability to think critically
  • Demonstrate the ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population
  • Use technology effectively
  • Make decisions that incorporate the importance of sustainability

Career Opportunities

  • Business Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • IT Project Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst

Admission Process

  • Submit the college admission application.   
  • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
  • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
  • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
  • Attend a program orientation with your advisor.   

Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

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Number Title Crs
Term 1
102-132 Business Analyst Planning and Monitoring 3
102-134 Business Analyst Essentials 3
103-159 **Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office 1
801-136 English Composition 1 3
804-1xx Mathematics Course 3
890-101 **College 101 2
Total 15
Term 2
102-136 Elicitation Techniques 3
102-138 Requirements Life Cycle Management 3
102-140 Business Analyst Software Applications 3
196-189 Team Building and Problem Solving 3
801-1xx Communication Course 3
Total 15
Term 3
101-134 Introduction to Finance 3
101-138 Data Management, Analysis and Reporting 3
102-142 Requirements Analysis and Design 3
196-188 Project Management 3
196-190 Leadership Development 3
801-197 Technical Reporting 3
Total 18
Term 4
102-144 Business Analyst Strategy Analysis 3
102-146 Business Analyst Solution Evaluation 3
809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
809-1xx Social Science Course 3
Total 15
Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 63

General Education Options

View the Business Analyst General Education Course Options.

Institutional Requirements

** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

Academic Planner

Current students, please see your Advisor for your academic planner.

Transfer Opportunities

Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

Additional Information

*Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.