School: College of Business Administration, Statistics, Operations & Management Science
Description: Students develop the skills needed to work effectively in a business environment while also gaining the analytic skills to solve business problems. Core analytic skills are developed during the first year; students then choose one of two overlapping areas as a concentration: applied statistics or process optimization.
Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.7+. If you have completed previous graduate course work, you must have a GPA of 3.0+.
6 Tools to Protect Big DataMost IT teams have their conventional databases covered in terms of security and business continuity. But as we enter the era of big data, Hadoop, and NoSQL, protection schemes need to evolve. In fact, big data could drive the next big security strategy shift.
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