Program Number: 10-102-1
Associate of Applied Science Degree Campus: Online
This program is eligible for financial aid
Take your communication and analytical skills to the next level with a Business Analyst associate degree from Moraine Park Technical College.
About the Program
Business analysts are change agents or liaisons that create value by identifying business needs and recommending solutions that produce better business outcomes.
Put yourself ahead of the competition and propel your career with Moraine Park’s Business Analyst degree. Moraine Park Technical College is an Academic Member of the International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®), the leading association for business analysis around the globe. IIBA supports recognition of the profession, networking and community engagement, standards and resource development, comprehensive certification programs, and support for education providers.
Through the Academic Program, IIBA has endorsed the following eight core courses from Moraine Park’s Business Analyst program: Business Analyst Software Applications, Business Analyst Essentials, Business Analyst Planning and Monitoring, Elicitation Techniques, Requirements Life Cycle Management, Requirements Analysis and Design, Business Analyst Solution Evaluation, and Business Analyst Strategy Analysis.
Moraine Park is the first two-year college in Wisconsin to achieve this endorsement and is listed on IIBA’s endorsed education and training website. An IIBA endorsed course offers the following benefits to students:
1. Asserts alignment to A Guide to the Business Analysis Body of Knowledge® (BABOK® Guide), the internationally recognized body of knowledge for the practice of business analysis
2. Meets industry and internationally recognized standards and best practices in business analysis, ensuring learners develop the skills companies need most in 2021 and beyond
3. Allows students to apply the endorsed course hours towards the professional development requirement for the Entry Certificate in Business Analysis™(ECBA™), designed specifically for students with no work experience”.
What You’ll Learn
The online Business Analyst program at Moraine Park prepares students to decipher organization structure, policies and operation through collaborating and building relationships among stakeholders. Graduates of the Moraine Park Business Analyst program will be prepared to elicit requirements or needs from stakeholders such as customers or subject matter experts of processes or workflows, information technology, and supply chains. They will explore the use of a variety of best practice techniques, analytics, and relevant technologies to validate, analyze, and synthesize information to gain insights. Students will also complete strategy analysis and solution evaluation to assess performance and value.
Earn credits at MPTC and transfer to a four-year college to earn your bachelor’s degree.
Visit the Transfer to a Four-Year College page for more information on credit transfer agreements between Moraine Park and four-year colleges, both public and private.
Financial Aid is available for associate degree and technical diploma programs (those that are 2 semesters in length and typically with 28 credits or more). Processing can take 4-5 weeks after a student's completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is received. Visit the Financial Aid page to learn more.
While attending Moraine Park during the 2023-24 school year, your estimated cost of attendance for one full year includes tuition of $4,375 (15 credits for fall and spring semester), fees of $338, food and housing of $4,052 (if living with parents, $9,614 if living on your own), books and supplies of $2,061, personal expenses of $2,245, and transportation of $2,007 for a total of $15,161. Your direct costs (those costs paid directly to the college) include tuition & fees. The indirect costs (costs not paid to the college) can vary from individual to individual and your own personal needs.