Master Program in Big Data in North America

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Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

Big data is an important field of study for any business that handles data sets far larger than common software tools can handle. The applications of big data are used in healthcare, the military, education, manufacturing and many other industries.

The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.

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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 in North America 2017. 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... [-]

MS in Business Analytics

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time 1 year August 2017 USA Albany

Why Choose Saint Rose for Business Analytics? It’s all about the numbers in nearly every industry. But you have to know what to do with them. The Business Analytics program at Saint Rose is an intensive, applied education designed to help you make your mark in “big data.” [+]

Why Choose Saint Rose for Business Analytics? It’s all about the numbers in nearly every industry. But you have to know what to do with them. The Business Analytics program at Saint Rose is an intensive, applied education designed to help you make your mark in “big data.” Our specialized program goes beyond traditional data analytics, addressing how that analysis is applied to decision-making in a real business environment. Core work includes theory, mathematics and computer science. If you don’t come from a computer science background, we’ll give you the tools you need to be successful in this program. Then you’ll choose a specific track: Marketing, using data to track and predict consumer behavior and buying patterns; or Management, applying data practically within an organization for sales, or increasingly, HR purposes. Required internships — in healthcare, with New York State, and business leaders — put the program into practice, while potentially opening doors to the next stage of your career. And a Computer World survey ranked Business Analytics No. 2 for the most difficult skill for managers to find with salaries starting at more than $87,000. Program Highlights No GRE or GMAT required 30-credit Master’s program focused on high-level applied statistics Two tracks allow for even greater focus on your goals or organizational needs Statistics and programming pre-requisites can be incorporated into the program Small classes — typically 20 students or fewer — allow for one-on-one attention from exceptional faculty Rigorous internships offer experiential learning — a Saint Rose signature... [-]

MS Computer Information Systems

College of Saint Rose
Campus Full time 3 semesters August 2017 USA Albany

A deeper understanding of information systems can only enhance your career prospects. [+]

Masters in Big Data in North America 2017. A deeper understanding of information systems can only enhance your career prospects. You’ll gain skills in technical communication and teamwork—which are in great demand among employers—as well as advanced knowledge of data structures, computer architecture, database management systems, data communications, user interface design, and software engineering. Program Overview The Master of Science in Computer Information Systems is a Professional Science Master’s (PSM) degree program that presents students with an applied education in advanced topics associated with computer science, computer engineering, and information systems. Our program is endorsed by the National Professional Science Masters Association (NPSMA). The program is designed for students with some experience in computer technology and programming, who wish to advance their technical skills and knowledge, and who also wish to improve their communication and business skills. The goal of the program is to produce graduates who are technically proficient in their field and capable of working successfully in government and business. All students must take six required courses in areas that are central to computer information systems. These areas are data structures, computer architecture, database management systems, data communications, user interface design, and software engineering. All students must also take two courses in a chosen area of specialization and complete a master’s project in this area, under the supervision of a department faculty member. The current areas of specialization include Internet Programming, Bioinformatics, Database, and Parallel and High-Performance Computing. Surveys reveal that employers want their technical employees to be... [-]

Master in Business Intelligence & Analytics

Stevens Institute of Technology
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Hoboken

Survival in today's marketplace demands professionals who combine a passion for innovation with the ability to analyze and interpret large volumes of data. [+]

Survival in today's marketplace demands professionals who combine a passion for innovation with the ability to analyze and interpret large volumes of data. But few managers possess the technical training to successfully lead their organization's forays into technologies such as Twitter, Facebook and the Internet of Things. That leaves those companies unable to capitalize on the limitless opportunities available through such universally available tools and the endless data they provide. The Business Intelligence & Analytics Master's Degree program provides the analytical and professional skills necessary to take advantage of this data, to move organizations from the traditional mode of intuition-based decision-making to fact-based decision-making. The curriculum covers the concepts and tools at the forefront of the Big Data revolution: database management, data warehousing, data and text mining, social network analytics, optimization, risk analytics, and technologies such as Hadoop and data stream analytics. Upon earning their degrees, students will have completed a capstone course requiring them to work on a major project, using real data, under the guidance of an industry mentor. Coursework also emphasizes training in traditional business skills, such as oral and written communication skills, analytical thinking, and ethical reasoning. Going beyond the data The Business Intelligence & Analytics program emphasizes the application of Big Data to business problems, ensuring graduates can build actionable strategies based on the numbers. Who Should Apply The master's in Business Intelligence & Analytics was created to connect quantitatively oriented students with industry, to prepare them to bring a blend of management and analytical... [-]