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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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Bentley University, Waltham, Mass.

Degree: Master of Science In Marketing Analytics

School: Graduate School of Business

Description: Offers a grounding in strategic marketing and training in making marketing decisions based on quantitative analysis. Program enables students to make informed marketing decisions based on relevant data and to demonstrate the financial impact of those decisions. You'll be able to analyze large amounts of information to develop customer profiles, determine target markets and segment the customer base.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate degree and GMAT or GRE test results. Students may be required to take up to five foundation courses covering economics, statistics, accounting, finance and marketing. Students may be waived from some or all of these foundations if they have completed an equivalent course within the past five years from an accredited institution and have earned a grade equivalent to a B or better.

Full-time program: 1 to 1.5 years.

Part-time options: Yes

Distance learning options: No

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