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: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Description: One-year program developed in 2010 by Harvard's Institute For Applied Computational Science (IACS). Provides mathematical and computing foundations complemented by independent research projects and elective courses. Graduates will master mathematical techniques for modeling and simulation of complex systems; parallel programming and collaborative software development; and efficient methods for organizing, exploring, visualizing, processing and analyzing very large data sets.
Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering. GRE test required.
Full-time program: 1 year.
Part-time options: Limited
Distance learning options: No