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business analyst


    Program Number: 10-102-1
    School Year: 2018-2019
    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

    • $134.20 per credit (resident)
    • $201.30 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.   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.


    Semester 1
    102-132Business Analyst Planning and Monitoring3
    102-134Business Analyst Essentials3
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    801-136English Composition 13
    804-1xxMathematics Course3
    890-101**College 1012
    Semester 2
    102-136Elicitation Techniques3
    102-138Requirements Life Cycle Management3
    102-140Business Analyst Software Applications3
    196-189Team Building and Problem Solving3
    801-1xxCommunication Course3
    Semester 3
    101-134Introduction to Finance3
    101-138Data Management, Analysis and Reporting3
    102-142Requirements Analysis and Design3
    196-188Project Management3
    196-190Leadership Development3
    801-197Technical Reporting3
    Semester 4
    102-144Business Analyst Strategy Analysis3
    102-146Business Analyst Solution Evaluation3
    809-1xxBehavioral Science Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements63

    Institutional Requirements

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

    Program Guide

    For additional information on program curriculum, prerequisites and general education course options, please contact your advisor.

    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.