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Master of Science Data Science and Analytics with a Concentration in Engineering and Big Data Analysis (MS)

Sampath Jayarathna, Graduate Program Director
Krishnanand Kaipa, Engineering & Big Data Analytics Concentration Coordinator. 

Engineering & Big Data Analytics Concentration

The purpose of this concentration is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the methods and technologies to handle big data and to instill engineering problem-solving skills rooted in big data solutions. It will further prepare them to become professionals trained in advanced data analytics, with the ability to transform large streams of multiple data sources into understandable and actionable information for the purpose of making decisions. The coursework (12 credits) will enable students to learn and practice the following competencies: data collection, data storage, processing and analyzing data, reporting statistics and patterns, drawing conclusions and insights and making actionable recommendations.