Big Data Analytics Master's Degrees: 20 Top Programs
January 08, 2013 09:06 AM These one-year and two-year graduate programs are just what's needed to close the big-data talent gap. Read on to find a school that fits your ambitions and background.
School: College of Computing and Digital Media
Description: Graduates obtain a variety of skills required for a career in predictive analytics, including the ability to analyze large datasets and to develop modeling solutions for decision support. Students also gain a good understanding of the fundamental principles of marketing and customer relationship management along with communication skills to present results to a non-technical business audience. Students can pursue concentrations in computational methods or marketing.
Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Related professional experience is recommended. Students can take the GAE to test out of prerequisite course requirements.
Full-time program: 2 years.
Part-time options: Yes. No time limit on earning degree as long as you remain enrolled.
Distance learning options: Yes. Degree can be completed entirely online.