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business analyst


    Program Number: 10-102-1
    School Year: 2019-2020
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Online
    This program is eligible for financial aid

    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

    • $136.50 per credit (resident)
    • $204.75 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

    Visit the Admissions Page for details


    Number Title Crs
    Semester 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
    Semester 2
    102-136 Elicitation Techniques 3
    102-138 Requirements Life Cycle Management 3
    196-189 Team Building and Problem Solving 3
    801-1xx Communication Course 3
    809-1xx Social Science Course 3
    Total 15
    Semester 3
    101-138 Data Management, Analysis and Reporting 3
    102-140 Business Analyst Software Applications 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
    Semester 4
    101-184 Principles of Accounting 3
    102-144 Business Analyst Strategy Analysis 3
    102-146 Business Analyst Solution Evaluation 3
    152-105 Relational Databases 3
    809-1xx Behavioral Science Course 3
    Total 15
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements 63

    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.