York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
School: Schulich School of Business
Description: Develops quantitative and technical skills as well as communication skills and the ability to transform data into a competitive asset. Program concludes with a 12-week research project in which students focus on a hands-on, research-driven problem within a company. Students gain advanced statistical analysis skills and an understanding of customer and transactional data. They'll also gain experience with big data, analytics and data visualization tools. Finally, students will develop presentation and communication skills needed to engage stakeholders on complex issues.
Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree (B+ average or better) in a field with significant quantitative and computational requirements, such as commerce, engineering, computer science, natural science, economics, mathematics or statistics. GMAT test scores required (no more than 5 years old).
Full-time program: 1 year.
Part-time options: No
Distance learning options: No