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Big Data Analytics Master's Degrees: 20 Top Programs

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.
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.

Degree: Master of Science in Business Analytics

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+.

Full-time program: 2 years.

Part-time options: No

Distance learning options: No

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