Masters Programs in Big Data

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Master’s degrees are academic certifications given to students who complete a graduate-level degree program. Once you have your master’s degree, you can pursue a PhD or start your career.

What is a Master in Big Data? Every day, mass quantities of data are generated all over the world, and it is the responsibility of skilled analysts to parse through this data, locating valuable information and disregarding meaningless junk. A degree program in big data helps you master the skills needed to become an analyst and teaches you the foundations of data analysis. Some of the core courses of the program include mathematics, data design, project management, and predictive analytics. During your studies, you also learn how to navigate and understand a variety of data-mining technologies.

Numerous industries, from government to retail, use data analytics to make better business decisions. The master’s degree program teaches you how to operate in each one of these industries. Such a capability helps you stand out from your competition when applying for a position.

Depending on the school and country, a master’s degree takes approximately one to two years to acquire. Tuition and fees also vary, but you can contact your college to determine the exact cost of enrollment.

Data analytics are of crucial importance to a range of industries. Once you have your degree, you are qualified to work in communications, finance, healthcare, manufacturing, government, and an assortment of other fields. A master’s degree in big data also prepares you for a position in management, public policy, and technology. While many graduates choose to become data analysts, others elect to become business analysts, data architects, systems analysts, and business intelligence developers. Big data is a valuable resource to employers, and an educational background in the subject stands out favorably on a resume.

Schools throughout the world offer master’s degree programs in big data, and online courses are also an option. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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Master of Management in Information Systems

Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University
Campus Full time 12 - 16 months September 2017 USA Logan

The MMIS program at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is an innovative, project-based program designed to address business problems through the use of technology. It carries a STEM designation (29-month work option after graduation) in database management and analytics, consistently attracting many talented students from around the world. [+]

Masters in Big Data. Why MMIS? The MMIS program at the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is an innovative, project-based program designed to address business problems through the use of technology. It carries a STEM designation (29-month work option after graduation) in database management and analytics, consistently attracting many talented students from around the world. Extensive Database and Data Analytics The main focus of the MMIS program relates to Big Data, Database Management, and Data Analytics. Gaining insight into business processes that facilitate improved decision making is the goal of all things data. Indeed, data is the lifeblood of improved decision making for businesses. High Job Placement and High Salaries There is currently a shortage of employees with technical management information systems skills in the workplace. Recent graduates have nearly a 100% placement rate 6 months after graduation, with a mean salary of $60,000. Career Prospects As technology spreads across every organizational sector, corporate jobs in this field are generated rapidly. Our 33-credit hour program is designed to enhance your undergraduate education by increasing your analytical proficiencies and business technology skills and strategically preparing you for management positions. Program Options This degree is available as a single degree (MMIS) or can be paired with a second master’s degree (MBA/MMIS or MHR/MMIS) by enrolling in one additional year. Curriculum The MMIS curriculum was developed with two strategic goals: Provide students with analytical-focused information systems knowledge and a complementary business acumen to enhance corporate leadership and problem solving. Support the Huntsman... [-]

Mastère Spécialisé® Expert In Forencis And Cybersecurity

University of Technology Troyes - UTT
Campus Full time September 2017 France Troyes

With Internet use every day, companies become potential prey threats and other malicious code. The Mastère Spécialisé® Expert in Forencis and Cybersecurity meets a strong need of companies for which the purely SSI skills are no longer able to ensure optimal safety of various IT infrastructures. [+]

STAND OUT ON THE LABOUR MARKET SAFETY INFORMATION SYSTEMS! With Internet use every day, companies become potential prey threats and other malicious code. The Master Spécialisé® "Expert forensic and cyber security" meets a strong need of companies for which the purely SSI skills are no longer able to ensure optimal safety of various IT infrastructures. With pointed technical skills on information systems, cybersecurity expert collection, identifies, analyzes and interprets the different possible cyber threatsRegardless of the affected devices (computers, mobile phones, connected devices, industrial systems). It defines and implements a security policy of information systems to eradicate threats, prevention or response to those encountered. This cybersecurity training allows initially develop an understanding of the technical and technological environments in which businesses operate today; secondly, it allows to secure the SI through the acquisition of technical skills and methodological advanced. The training addresses technical, operational and legal aspects of the SSI, Bringing extensive knowledge of security audit and security techniques. It also allows to conduct forensic analysis. The Master Spécialisé® "Expert forensic and cyber security" is accredited by the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles and is aimed at both students motivated by the Security of Information Systems, and to professionals in the field wishing to acquire High-level skillsTo effectively meet current and future challenges of cybersecurity. This program received the SecNumEdu labelIn 2017, which provides insurance to students and employers that training in the field of digital security meets charter and criteria set by ANSSI in collaboration with the actors and professionals... [-]

MDA

ISDI
Campus Part time 400 hours October 2017 Spain Madrid Barcelona + 1 more

Master degree with hands-on-learning methodology to acquire the necessary knowledge in order to become a Data Scientist, Digital & Web Analyst, Digital Consultant or Business Intelligence Manager [+]

Masters in Big Data. Master degree with hands-on-learning methodology to acquire the necessary knowledge in order to become a Data Scientist, Digital & Web Analyst, Digital Consultant or Business Intelligence Manager Who is it aimed at? Data Scientists, Digital & Web Analytics, Digital Consultants, Business Intelligence Managers, Digital Marketing Managers, Project Managers and Deputy Managers. Data analysts who need to acquire a business & strategic vision. Professionals in business development and market research. Professionals with an average age of 31 years old and seven year experience. Goals To become an expert in decision-making based on data. To acquire knowledge of Google Analytics, SAS, R, Data Governance, Dashboards, Big Query o SQL at expert level. To develop predictive projects and to manage digital analytic projects. To combine business vision, analytic methods and technology tools. To acquire a strategic and digital business vision. Modules Module 1 . Technological Framework Module 2 . Statistics and Analytics Method Module 3 . Digital Marketing Analytics Module 4 . Ecommerce Analytics Module 5 . Programmatic Buying Module 6 . Big Data Fundamentals Module 7 . Data Visualization Extensions Extension 1 . SAS Base Extension 2 . R Fundamentals Extension 3 . Recommendation Systems Extension 4 . Predictive Analytics Extension 5 . Text Mining Social Analytics Extension 6 . R Visualization Admission Process ADMISSION FORM - If you are interested, please fill in our admission form. INTERVIEW - We will arrange a face-to-face or online interview to get to know you and discuss your professional needs. After... [-]

European Master in Computational Logic (EMCL)

Free University of Bozen - Bolzano
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Bolzano

The aim of the program is to provide profound theoretical and practical knowledge required for professional practice in artificial intelligence, computer science, logic, linguistics and cognitive science: you will learn how to develop programs that enable computers to display behaviour that can be characterised as intelligent. [+]

The aim of the program is to provide profound theoretical and practical knowledge required for professional practice in artificial intelligence, computer science, logic, linguistics and cognitive science: you will learn how to develop programs that enable computers to display behaviour that can be characterised as intelligent. The EMCL is an international study programme offering as a joint degree within a consortium composed of four universities: Free University of Bozen-Bolzano (unibz) Technische Universität Dresden (TUD) Technische Universität Wien (TUW) Universidade Nova de Lisboa (NOVA) The objective of the EMCL programme is to train professionals acquainted with the individual disciplines of computational logic able to work according to scientific standards. To acquire in-depth knowledge, students may choose appropriate combinations of advanced courses from a vast catalogue offered by the four partner universities. Students may focus on foundational research in the context of an ongoing research project at one of the partner universities, thereby being exposed to the state of the art in an academic field and actively contributing to its advancement. They may also focus on more application-oriented research in cooperation with industry, thereby being exposed to corporate culture and best practices in an enterprise context. At a glance ECTS credits: 120 Duration: 2 years Courses will be taught in English Tuition fees: 450€ per semester Scholarships: several scholarships from 1,840€ to 2,840€ are available, depending on the choice of the second year specialisation Structure of the course In the first year students spend the first semester at the Technische Universität Dresden,... [-]

Master in Big Data and Business Analytics

ESCP Europe Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

The Master in Big Data and Business Analytics at ESCP Europe, one of the world's Top Business Schools, is a 1-year, full-time postgraduate programme across 2 countries for those aiming for a successful career in various job functions: Supply Chain, Human Resources, Marketing, Finance and more. [+]

Masters in Big Data. The first Master in Big Data and Business Analytics The Master in Big Data and Business Analytics at ESCP Europe, one of the world's Top Business Schools, is a 1-year, full-time postgraduate programme across 2 countries for those aiming for a successful career in various job functions: Supply Chain, Human Resources, Marketing, Finance and more. It is taught in English and takes place at our Paris and Berlin campuses. France and Germany are the perfect starting points to experience the excellence of the usage of big data and business analytics. The first intake will be in September 2017! This is an innovative degree with an international track in two countries with a truly trans-national and international spirit. It will be taught by global faculty, with a multi-cultural class mix and international corporate network. The Master in Big Data and Business Analytics is open to everyone that is passionate about big data, and want to become fluent in the usage of data analytics. This Master Programme is perfect for those who want to make performance improvement decisions from a management perspective. This Master will bring their business ideas to life and provide an international overview of the Big Data and Business Analytics in many industries! To be admitted to the programme, you don’t have to be a “specialist” in the Big Data Analytics sector, you only need the desire to become one! During the programme you will have the opportunity to strengthen your skills through courses covering... [-]

Master of Computer Science (MSc) - Data Science & Analytics

EPITA Graduate School of Computer Science
Campus Full time 18 - 24 months September 2017 France Paris

The program provides a good foundation in machine learning and programming along with practical experience. [+]

 Program objectives

The aim of this specialization is to combine computer and statistical sciences to develop top edge tools to efficiently deal with data processing (Big DATA), to learn how to develop methods, algorithms and software that can extract value out of them. It provides also a combination of technical classes in data mining and distributed systems joined with essentials in business to prepare profiles who are highly valued by the professional market.

The DSA program is an opportunity for IT engineers and specialists to differentiate themselves and advance their knowledge in a field that will be paramount to the future of business.

Our Master of Computer Science graduate program is open to candidates holding a 4-year bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related fields. Students with a strong background in Engineering and a degree in business are also encouraged to apply for the Information Systems Management program. Candidates must also have strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Candidates should have the following documents translated into English or French in digital format to apply.... [-]


Master In Big Data

laSalle Barcelona Postgraduate
Campus Full time 2 semesters September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Big Data will equip you with knowledge of Cloud Computing and engineering services. You'll also discover the best way to design scalable ICT infrastructure with capacity for acquisition and storage. You'll practices with art tools. [+]

Masters in Big Data. The Master in Big Data It aims to train students in the treatment of large volumes of data, both from the technological point of view and from the point of view of data analysis. Today, the Big Data concept requires professionals who master the latest technologies focused on storage, with particular emphasis on data center infrastructure (data centers) and the use of new technologies integrated into the company. From the point of view of information processing, more and more professionals capable of analyzing all this information and get one that is more relevant for companies are required. This type of profile called scientific data (data scientist), is one of the most will be requested in the future, especially considering that we live in a world where any system or device (social networks, mobile applications ...) continuously collects an enormous amount of data to be analyzed. If you want to make a fantastic journey into this new sector and be one of the best trained professionals in the world of Big Data, this is your Master! What do you prepare? The Master in Big Data will provide itself with knowledge of Cloud Computing and engineering services. You'll also discover the best way to design scalable ICT infrastructure with capacity for acquisition and storage. You'll practices with art tools. Terms as fashionable as Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB Map-Reduce or be part of your day. The web analytics will bring out the best in you! We will prepare to master... [-]

Master of Data Science and Business Analytics

Aspire Business School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Barcelona

The ASPIRE Master in Data Science and Business Analytics has been designed to provide a cutting-edge perspective on how data analytics and information-based management is key in leading corporate success. [+]

There’s a global consensus on the idea that data stand as the coin in today’s business landscape, and will be the driver shaping the fourth industrial revolution. Indeed, in the current so-called second machine age we are seeing the rise of new types of business models, corporate competences, customer-focused processes and managerial skills build around data science. Companies require professionals that understand that data management and business analytics are deeply embedded in both traditional business models transitioning to new competitive approaches and digital natives alike. Experienced data scientists, instead of digital newbies, will be playing a key role in leading corporate growth in the years ahead, understanding industry-specifi c drivers of success and leading the information-based transformation. Why study Master of Data Science and Business Analytics at Aspire Business School? The ASPIRE Master in Data Science and Business Analytics has been designed to provide a cutting-edge perspective on how data analytics and information-based management is key in leading corporate success. The program content combines a deep specialization with an applied perspective on how data aff ects traditional and new business models, supported by an outstanding base of professionals with real experience in a variety of industries and corporate processes. Objectives The Aspire’s MDSBA focuses on a set complimentary goals. Understand the impact of data science in corporate processes Analyze how business analytics enables a new dimension of corporate relationship management Approach the changes in managerial roles and skills driven by the data revolution Provide an in-depth analysis of the technical... [-]

Master in Big Data and Software Security

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 1 year April 2018 Russia Novosibirsk

One-year Computer Science (Conversion) Masters program “Big Data and Software Security” is designed specifically for students with little or no previous experience in Computer Science. It consists of core and elective modules, and a project. The degree is awarded after formal examinations and the project viva. [+]

Masters in Big Data. One-year Computer Science (Conversion) Masters program “Big Data and Software Security” is designed specifically for students with little or no previous experience in Computer Science. It consists of core and elective modules, and a project. The degree is awarded after formal examinations and the project viva. The candidates study 3 core modules: Big Data and Multidimensional Data Analysis, Mathematics and Parallel Programming, Web Programming and Introduction to Software Security, and 1 elective from: Software Security and Data Safety, Human-Computer Interaction. The taught part of the provision lasts from April, 16, 2018 to April, 2019. All modules are to be studied on campus. This is a preparation for the Masters project, which is conducted by the student at their home base with the assistance of a project supervisor assigned by the Department. The supervisor interacts with the student by email and Skype. Students return to campus for their final viva the following May. Program objectives We target two areas of Computer Science: Big Data and Software Security. We seek highly motivated applicants who wish to elevate their career to the next level. If you enjoy working with data and have a passion for analytics, if you are eager to dive into software security, this is a program for you. Project areas Big Data and Multidimensional Data Analysis in specified area of knowledge. Text Mining and Sentiment Research Big Data Analytics in Medical Research Big Data in marketing analysis for marketing research Security design of a Big Data... [-]

Master In Computer Engineering

UNIVERSITÉ INTERNATIONALE DE TUNIS (UIT)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Tunisia Tunis

The Master in Engineering Information Systems form on IT and decision tools businesses. This professional Master in two years allows you to specialize in Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). [+]

The Master in Engineering Information Systems form on IT and decision tools businesses. This professional Master in two years allows you to specialize in Business Intelligence (BI) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). Formerly known IT Methods Applied to Management Companies, the Master in Engineering Information Systems - ERP provides specialty theoretical training in applied computing and advanced practical training in new information technologies and communication. The graduate is able to work on strategic and policy aspects of companies and acquires expertise in the use of IT tools in Business Intelligence, Enterprise Resource Planning ... The dune series of certifications provides training on theoretical 3 semesters, mainly on SAP and validated by an internship in Tunisia or abroad. This practical semester is subject to a probation report and memory. [-]

International Master in Project Management & Data Science

HTW Berlin University Of Applied Sciences
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2018 Germany Berlin

In the world's corporate environment it is highly important to be familiar with the international context and have a better understanding of it. The Master’s degree programme in Project Management and Data Science at HTW Berlin will help you to successfully manage and supervise projects in the international environment as well as facilitate, process and interpret extensive datasets and carry out analyses across different disciplines. [+]

Masters in Big Data. Innovation and Diversity HTW Berlin, the largest University of Applied Sciences in Berlin, is defined by its future-oriented range of programmes and courses, consistently covering areas of current interest as well as those with longer term appeal. Many firms have identified the lack in project handling and business analytics skills. They invest billions of dollars in training for employees in the areas of Project Management and Data Analytics. With quintillion bytes of data being generated every day, qualified managers are required who can appropriately assess this data and use it for managing projects in an industry and company-specific way. The combination of Project Management and Data Science studies therefore represents a comprehensive and in-demand academic qualification. It opens up a diverse range of commercial, creative and organizational opportunities and career paths. Graduates of the Master’s Programme Project Management and Data Science will possess a broad range of techniques and methodologies which are of huge interest to businesses today. Their extensive knowledge will equip them with the skills to increase efficiency and reduce costs in complex business processes. The Master of Science qualification offers graduates a wide range of potential areas of application as well as opportunities for career advancement. Increasing quantities of data are being generated across numerous industries and service provision areas and the international Project Management & Data Science Master’s Programme was developed in order to tackle the shortage of qualified staff in this area. Data related to customers, markets and competitors is extremely... [-]

MaBDA – Master in Big Data Analytics

LUISS Business School
Campus Full time March 2018 Italy Rome

LUISS Business School’s Master in Big Data Analytics, developed in partnership with Oracle, provides young professionals with the skills to be at the forefront of modern Business Analytics technique and to become accomplished [+]

LUISS Business School’s Master in Big Data Management provides young professionals with the skills to be at the forefront of modern Business Analytics technique and to become accomplished Data Scientist. The digitalisation of the world economy is making data available at an unprecedented pace. Companies and organisations around the world are working to make data an integral part of their business model. A key ingredient in the recipe for a successful data-centric decision approach to business is the “data scientist”. This new professional figure is highly demanded as enterprises are increasingly harnessing the data at their disposal. Several surveys conducted in Europe and in the US show that the “data scientist” is one of the most requested professional figures. The Master in Big Data Management is a perfect opportunity for all those who are seeking a career in the fascinating and fast-growing world of data as a qualified data scientist. PROGRAMME Students begin with the Preparatory and General Management courses and then focus on the electives and different lab activities, in order to guarantee a gradual professional and personal growth for each student. In the final months of the programme, the Field Project will allow students to put their knowledge into practice. The programme lasts 12 months composed by 8 months lectures based followed by a 4-month period of Field Project. Preparatory Courses Information Management Concepts Introduction to Big Data Infrastructure Introduction to Data Management Introduction to Big Data Programming Introduction to Statistics for Data Scientist Specialised Courses IT Courses... [-]

Master in Big Data Solutions (MBDS)

BTS Barcelona Technology School -Master in Big Data Solutions-
Campus Full time 9 months October 2017 Spain Barcelona

The power of data is transforming every sector, that is why the Master in Big Data Solutions gives you the analytic skills that prepares you create strategic solutions to lead this transformation. [+]

Masters in Big Data. The power of data is transforming every sector, that is why the Master in Big Data Solutions gives you the analytic skills that prepares you to create strategic solutions to lead this transformation. WHAT WILL I LEARN? The objective of the Master in Big Data Solutions is to prepare you to get a valuable vision of data, understanding the insights that will permit you to boost innovation. You will be able to use the most innovative and advanced data and analytic technologies, while you develop skills in areas such as Data Driven Business, Infrastructure & Cloud, Data Science, Data Analytics or Data Visualization & Exploitation, among other subjects. DURATION Starting in October 2016, the Master in Big Data Solutions has a duration of 9 months. It is an international program, taught in English that covers 60 credits – ECTS, awarded by a leading University. READY FOR A BIG DATA CAREER As a Master in Big Data Solutions student you will have access to the most innovative and advanced data and analytic technologies. These tools will allow you to recognize insights and drive innovation in any sector or organization. INTERNSHIPS & JOBS OPPORTUNITIES Being a Master in Big Data Solutions student, you will have the opportunity to live a professional experience in Barcelona. BTS offers to all the participants the chance to enter in top leading digital companies with paid internships and job offers. Gartner forecasted more than 4 million Big Data job positions. Sectors such as... [-]

International Master in Business Analytics & Big Data (BABD)

MIP Politecnico di Milano School of Management
Campus Full time 12 months September 2017 Italy Milan

Business Analytics and Big Data master program is an innovative programme based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. [+]

Business Analytics and Big Data master program is an innovative programme based on a holistic educational experience, where theory and practice are fully interlaced through the continuous support of companies and international partners. Furthermore, being in constant relationship with the Big Data Analytics & Business Intelligence Observatory of Politecnico di Milano, the course is at the forefront of research on ICTs for big data analysis and management. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL - Politecnico di Milano and it is in partnership with IBM. THE MASTER With the Big Data revolution an ever-growing number of leading organizations and governments are launching big data initiatives to gain actionable insights, drive key decisions and improve performance across all business functions. Welcome to the International Master in Business Analytics and Big Data designed to train a new generation of data-savvy professionals able to manage complex business analytics problems across a variety of different industries and environments. This truly unique programme is jointly offered by MIP and CEFRIEL- Politecnico di Milano. Be prepared for the jobs of the future as Business Analyst and Big Data Manager. WHO IS IT DESIGNED FOR? The programme is specifically conceived for graduates who wish to acquire and develop advanced quantitative skills to analyze data describing transactions, interactions or people's behavior, in order to extract relevant insights, optimize actions and drive innovation. Students backgrounds reflect the dual focus of the master, coming from computer science, economics, engineering, management, mathematics, science or statistics. While having... [-]

Master's Degree in Data Analytics for Professionals

Sabanci University
Campus Part time 1 year September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

Big data is paving the way to empower businesses to make better decisions: With the amount of digital data increasing at an enormous rate, rigorous research is carried out in an effort to extract value from the massive data sets, to turn them into smarter decisions for improving business results. The emerging field of Data Analytics holds the key to unleashing that potential. [+]

Masters in Big Data. Master's Degree Program for Professionals Big data is paving the way to empower businesses to make better decisions: With the amount of digital data increasing at an enormous rate, rigorous research is carried out in an effort to extract value from the massive data sets, to turn them into smarter decisions for improving business results. The emerging field of Data Analytics holds the key to unleashing that potential. Data Analytics is considered to be a relatively new field which integrates state-of-the-art computational and statistical techniques to extract business value from a rapidly expanding volume of data. Many consulting firms claim that Data Analytics will be one of the key skills of the 21st century. Most critical issue, however, is the shortage of analytical talent that could turn the high-volume data into useful information that will be used for better decision making. In a business world in which the gap between winners and losers is narrowing down, companies are increasingly turning to data analytics to gain a competitive advantage in productivity, profitability and sustainable manufacturing processes for better products and better services. To be able to do that, companies need trained workforce skilled in Data Analytics, who are equipped to manage, understand and model the data, interpret the outcome and communicate the results for business use. Professionals holding a degree in Data Analytics will be well positioned to help their organizations gain a competitive advantage in a data-driven world. This program is designed to help our participants... [-]