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 in Data Science

Bologna Business School
Campus Full time 12 months December 2017 Italy Bologna

The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world. [+]

Masters in Big Data. The Master in Data Science is designed for recent graduates interested in management and data analysis and who would like to take on a role which is central to any business and its value creation. A Data Scientist has already become one of the most sought-after specialists in the professional world. The data business is becoming a key sector for the European economy, the development of products and services based on data and the analysis of data collected in companies, public entities or that are available on social networks. The aim being to obtain operational indications and to identify new business opportunities. Big Data is a big challenge of today’s world, but we are training professionals to understand and create value from this complex information. Companies, in fact, have both a need and an urgency to manage the acquisition, presentation, sharing, analysis and visualization of data. Data Scientist is defined by the Economist as “the most interesting job of the twenty-first century, combining the skills of an IT technician, statistician and storyteller to extract the golden nuggets hidden under the mountains of data.” The Master in Data Science offers 3 different types of skills: solid computer training, an understanding of the technological aspects and knowledge of business dynamics. This Master creates professionals with across-the-board skills who are able to integrate with the company’s management. The program concludes with a Field Laboratory Work and a company internship. THE MASTER IS AN INVESTMENT. THE HONOR LOAN IS THE... [-]

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. [+]

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 four pillars of excellence... [-]

International Master in Big Data

EISTI : Graduate School in Computer Science and Mathematics Engineering
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Pau Cergy-Pontoise + 1 more

Master in Business Analytics: Architecture, Data Exploration and Optimization”, accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, draws on the recognized excellence of our engineering school in business intelligence and has grown from the specializations in Decision Support, Business Intelligence and Business Analytics. [+]

Masters in Big Data. Master in Business Analytics: Architecture, Data Exploration and Optimization, accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research, draws on the recognized excellence of our engineering school in business intelligence and has grown from the specializations in Decision Support, Business Intelligence and Business Analytics. The Master is primarily going to appeal to international students, "free movers" or those from our partner universities or for high-potential foreign engineers who are looking for an international career in the domain of Business Analytics. This program leads to a Master degree and a Diplôma accredited by the French Ministry of Higher Education and research. Objectives Business Intelligence and now Business Analytics have become key elements of all companies. The objective of this Master is to train specialists in information systems and decision support, holding a large range of mathematic- and computer-based tools which would allow them to deal with real problems, analyzing their complexity and bringing efficient algorithmic and architectural solutions. Big Data is going to be the Next Big Thing over the coming 10 years. The targeted applications concern optimization in the processing of large amounts of data (known as Big Data), logistics, industrial automation, but above all it’s the development of BI systems architecture. These applications have a role in most business domains: logistics, production, finance, marketing, client relation management. The need for trained engineering specialists in these domains is growing constantly: recent studies show a large demand of training in these areas. Distinctive points of this... [-]

Master's Programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science

Karolinska Institutet
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Stockholm

The programme is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. [+]

The programme is a unique collaboration between Karolinska Institutet, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, in the environment of Science for Life Laboratory, Stockholm. The students will receive a comprehensive education in life science emphasising cutting-edge methods in bioinformatic analysis of big data, combined with state-of-the-art techniques used in modern "high throughput" molecular biology and how to translate biological findings into diagnostic tools and novel treatments. Programme presentation This two-year Master’s programme is delivered by a team of teachers who are internationally recognised researchers in their respective disciplines to ensure a relevant curriculum at the research forefront. The programme consists of courses aiming to give a solid education in a combination of molecular biology, biotechnology and medicine with a focus on high-throughput biology and analysis of big data for translation of biological findings from lab bench to patient bedside. The education also aims to develop skills and abilities essential to the professional career –including oral and written presentation, team working skills, and how to make ethical and societal considerations about life science related issues, all of which important for the ability to lead projects in academy and industry. Courses - Master’s programme in Molecular Techniques in Life Science *might be subject to changes Year 1 The first year contains advanced level courses in genetics, biophysical chemistry, and translational medicine, as well as the foundations of bioinformatics and comparative genomics. There is also a project course. All three universities offer courses during the first year, with an emphasis on... [-]

Master of Data Science

Harbour.Space
Campus Full time 2 years Open Enrollment Spain Barcelona

The MSc Data Science programme is designed for those who desire to deepen their comprehension of all aspects of the data sciences. Applicants could be graduates from other degrees with a strong mathematical core, or those continuing their academic pursuit after achieving a BSc in data science. [+]

Masters in Big Data. This program is taught in ENGLISH. The data science is a new frontier of human knowledge and a new domain of discovery. Data scientists have the analytical and programming skills needed to extract valuable knowledge out of data. The burgeoning technology sector is quickly becoming the epicentre for data science. The MSc programme is designed for those who desire to deepen their comprehension of all aspects of the data science. Applicants could be graduates from other degrees with a strong mathematical core, or those continuing their academic pursuit after achieving a BSc in data science. PROGRAM STRUCTURE Year 1 Students begin the programme with foundational knowledge of programming and mathematics, including data structures and algorithms, statistics and machine learning. During the first year their knowledge of mathematics, programming and data analysis will be significantly extended. The programme also offers the opportunity to obtain key soft skills for the professional world including technical project management, writing and presenting. Finally, students are expected to attend a substantial amount of talks and workshops offered by the university, as well as working on the Capstone project. Modules Combinatorics And Graphs Big Data Analysis/Machine Learning - 2 Object-Oriented Programming (C++) R Data Structures and Algorithms Convex Optimization Databases Leadership and Group Dynamics Theory of Probability and Statistics Technical Writing and Presenting Practical Unix Сomplexity Theory Introduction to Interaction Design Technical Project Management Discrete Optimization Nonlinear Optimization Master's Machine Learning Statistical Data Analysis Python Capstone Project - 1 Networks Seminars & Workshops... [-]

Master in Data Analytics

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 [+]

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 the interview, you will... [-]

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). [+]

Masters in Big Data. 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. [-]

Master In Big Data And Data Science: Science And Engineering Data

UAM Universidad Autónoma de Madrid - Títulos propios
Campus Part time 2 years September 2017 Spain Madrid

The Masters proposed main purpose is to train ICT professionals in these two as defendants in the labor market areas. [+]

Data Science The term is used to refer to a new field devoted to the analysis and manipulation of data in order to extract knowledge from them. This new discipline uses techniques and theories of fields such as statistics, machine learning, pattern recognition or visualization. A data scientist should be able to integrate data from different sources, manage large volumes of data, create visualizations that allow understand the data, construct mathematical models using the data, and present and communicate the conclusions drawn specialists and scientists. Data Science techniques can be applied in diverse areas such as biology, health, social sciences, economics, business and finance. On the other hand, Big Data has to do with technologies like Hadoop MapReduce that allow or process large volumes of data efficiently. Currently, profiles of scientific data and expert on Big Data are highly demanded. Deloitte estimates that will be needed between 140,000 and 190,000 Big Data professionals qualified in the US over the next five years. The Masters proposed main purpose is to train ICT professionals in these two as defendants in the labor market areas. GOALS The Big Data offers a great opportunity to develop a new generation of technologies that can store, manage, analyze, share and understand the enormous volumes of data being collected today. The main objective of this degree is to train students in the most important issues on the Big Data that have to do with the collection, storage and processing of data (Hadoop, Spark, etc.), infrastructure for Big... [-]

Master In Process Management (sap)

Grupo IOE
Online Part time September 2017 Spain Barcelona Madrid Murcia Valencia Colombia Bogotá Mexico Mexico City Peru Lima Brazil São Paulo + 10 more

The name comes from SAP Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing. This system includes many fully integrated modules. The information is shared, both between modules and between all areas. [+]

Masters in Big Data. The name of SAP comes from: Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing. This system includes many fully integrated modules. The information is shared, both between modules and between all areas. SAP It establishes and integrates the production system of companies and has a number of modules that constitute a ideal tools to meet the needs of business management around: Finance. Management control. Human Resources. Sales and distribution. logistics Production planning OBJECTIVES: Mastering SAP FI focused on the needs of your company. General working knowledge of the application and the various tools it contains. Specific development of the various business matters that facilitates the use of the application. Programming in ABAP In order to guarantee the quality of this program, Places are limited to 20 students. Remember that your company can provide aid for job training to do so. Consult us without obligation. [-]

Master Web Analytics And Big Data

Spain Business School
Online Part time 10 months February 2018 Spain Madrid

The digital analyst and scientific data are two of the most demanded today and the next few years profiles. This master is aimed at both management level profiles, as middle managers, technical profiles, independent professionals, businessmen, entrepreneurs, etc. In short, any professional who wants to be a leader in the digital business ... [+]

Who should attend: The digital analyst and scientific data are two of the most demanded today and the next few years profiles. This master is aimed at both management level profiles, as middle managers, technical profiles, independent professionals, businessmen, entrepreneurs, etc. In short, any professional who wants to be a leader in the digital business. Objectives: Know, understand and apply the fundamentals of any company, but from the perspective of the new market, digital. Learn to interpret the behaviors that users are on the network and especially on our site in order to adapt your products, services and business to what users are demanding. Mastering the most important tools like Google Analytics. Also, make contact with the reality of Big Data is an unstoppable reality that affects both businesses and individuals. Being able to build your own project and get funding for it. In addition, a number of global targets to all programs consisting of: efficiently lead teams, learn to make strategic decisions, develop a global and inclusive vision, master change management and capture management skills. agenda: Module 1: Fundamentals Session 1: technological and legal environment. Session 2: Introduction to laanalítica. Session 3: Objectives and strategy of a website. Module 2: Analyst Session 1: Google Analytics I. Session 2: Google Analytics II. Session 3: Analytics Adobe / Omniture. Session 4: Comscore. Session 5: Excel for analysts. Module 3: Statistical and analytical method Session 1: Social Media Analytics. Session 2: Analytical in e-commerce. Session 3: Qualitative analysis. Session 4: Quantitative analysis.... [-]

Master in Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design (in conjunction with Haulmont)

Samara National Research University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Samara

The master’s degree program Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design is implemented in conjunction with Haulmont – a leading British IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. [+]

Masters in Big Data. The master’s degree program Enterprise Application Development and Architectural Design is implemented in conjunction with Haulmont – a leading British IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. The program’s study plan offers a balanced combination of the mastery of theoretical knowledge and the practical skills involved in the field of the development of corporate information systems, data analysis and software management. Special emphasis is placed on cutting-edge programming and data-analysis technologies, as well as on mastering the methods of organizing and managing projects involving software development. A special course is devoted to Data Mining and Big Data using the capabilities offered by supercomputers. An important element of the program is working with English-language study materials, as is studying business practices in the English-speaking environment typically found at international IT companies. The targeted nature of the program focuses on career opportunities – Haulmont offers the preferential recruitment of program graduates on a competitive basis. The high demand for specialists in the area of corporate IT-system development and data analysis on the international IT market allows program graduates to build an exciting career at leading Russian and foreign IT companies. Brief characterisation of the programme The master’s degree program is implemented in conjunction with Haulmont – a leading British IT firm, specializing in the professional production of custom software, as well as consulting in the area of information technologies. The program is aimed at the... [-]

Master in Data Science/ Big Data

Narxoz University
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Kazakhstan Almaty

From September 2017 Narxoz will launch new master level specialization Data science/Big data. While formally specialization will be called Statistics (to meet Ministry of Education and Science formal requirements), its curriculum will be based on world best practices in Data science/Big data. [+]

Narxoz University launches master program in Data science/Big data in September 2017 There are tens of thousands of unfilled vacancies for the position of Data scientist in many countries. Average monthly salary of Data scientist in United States in 8,000 dollars. In Kazakhstan market offers 200,000 – 400,000 tenge for business analyst position. People with Data science/Big data competences are hardly present in Kazakhstan, so there is no data about their wages available, but we expect that well-trained Data scientist should earn at least twice as much as Business analyst. Narxoz University in 2016 created a special Data science group that took courses in Data science at MIT, Stanford and DataCamp. We also invited world class specialists to Narxoz to conduct intensive practical courses on Data science/Big data. We conducted several Data science research projects. Armed with these competences and experience we are ready to offer Data science/Big data courses in Kazakhstan at the master level. From September 2017 Narxoz will launch new master level specialization Data science/Big data. While formally specialization will be called Statistics (to meet Ministry of Education and Science formal requirements), its curriculum will be based on world best practices in Data science/Big data. One year master program in Data science/Big data will be offered to people with bachelor degree that included courses in statistics and econometrics, or have the job practice in these fields. Other applicants will be required to take preparatory courses in statistics (including introduction to R and Python) in the summer of... [-]

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... [-]

ICT Management Engineer

ESAIP Graduate School of Engineering
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 France Angers

A 3 year programme in French [+]

A 3 year programme in French - Security Intelligent Systems - Connected Devices - Big Data & Data science - Digital Management (+) Professional certifications in our in-house training center [-]

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. [+]

Masters in Big Data. 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... [-]