MS in Analytics
Data analysis plays a crucial role in solving organizational challenges and making effective business decisions. An MS in analytics provides you with an in-demand skill set that will allow you to step into more specialized roles in your career. Plus, that expert knowledge in this complex field may open more lucrative doors in your career.
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Earn your degree—and advance your career—on your own terms. Full-time students graduate in a year, part-time in 2+ years.
Bridge theory and practice by studying real-world data and working with a DC-area company.
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The MS in analytics program consists of 33 credit hours. The courses in core competencies and analytics foundations provide a well-rounded understanding of the field. You'll learn evidence-based data gathering, data modeling, and quantitative analysis, as well as how to implement these tools to provide businesses with competitive advantages. Students gain skills to work in business intelligence, financial analysis, marketing, and consulting.
To further your expertise, you'll either choose a functional specialization or a functional background. These concentrations allow you to elevate your skills in some of the most critical aspects of analytics.
The highlight of our curriculum is the Capstone Practicum, which gives you the chance to apply high-level analytical skills to real-world data. When you graduate, you'll leave with the practical know-how to take on that next step in your career.
Kogod has a profound purpose of making its students masters in real-world experience."
STEM-designated programs equip students with technological expertise and leadership skills vital to the US economy. The designation also allows international students to apply for a 24-month extension of their Optional Practical Training.
Gain real-world experience by solving an analytics problem for a local organization. Past clients include DC United, Special Olympics, Eastbanc Technologies, and Earth Networks.
By studying in the nation's capital, you will have access to invaluable networking and professional opportunities. Whether you're interested in large corporations, government agencies, or the nonprofit world, DC offers a wealth of possibilities for your career.
*Black = Black or African American; Hispanic = Hispanic/American or Latino; AIAN = American Indian or Alaska Native; NHPI = Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.
Eman joins us from Egypt and has a bachelor's degree in accounting from Cairo University! Why did Eman choose Kogod? Many reasons! First, our MS in Analytics program covers all areas she needed to be an exceptional data scientist. Secondly, Kogod has the reputation for having professors who have both technical and research skills. But don't take our word for it! Schedule a one-on-one appointment with Eman to learn more about her reasons and her experience at Kogod.
Asavari joins us from Pune and has a dual bachelor's degree in electronics engineering and chemistry from BITS Pilani India Institution. Why did Asavari choose Kogod? Four reasons, the rigorous curriculum that develops analytical skills, world-renowned professors, the location, and a diverse network. But don't take our word for it! Schedule a one-on-one appointment with Asavari to learn more about her reasons and her experience at Kogod.
Candy joins us from Costa Rica and has a bachelor's degree in mathematical finance from Seton Hall University. Why did Candy choose the MS in analytics program at Kogod? Three reasons: the location, our faculty, and their research work. But don't take our word for it! Schedule a one-on-one appointment with Candy to learn more about her reasons and her experience at Kogod.
Isabelle joins us from Austinburg, OH, and has a bachelor's degree in political science with a minor in modern Arabic culture and language from Concordia University (Montreal, QC). Why did Isabelle choose the MS in analytics program at Kogod? Three reasons: the prestigious reputation of the school, the unique opportunity to work outside the classroom right in Washington DC, and the courses for the analytics program. But don't take our word for it! Schedule a one-on-one appointment with Isabella to learn more about her reasons and her experience at Kogod.
Praneeth joins us from Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh, and has a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Raipur.
Why did Praneeth choose the MS in analytics program at Kogod? Two reasons: a supportive community and the location, not just because of the business resources but the lovely DC weather too, in Praneeth's opinion. But don't take our word for it! Schedule a one-on-one appointment with Praneeth to learn more about his reasons and experience at Kogod.
Our graduates have found professional success in a wide range of industries, that span the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Six months after graduation, 93 percent of our students report they are either fully employed, in graduate school, or both.
Graduates of the program can work as:
- Intelligence analysts
- Financial analysts
- Marketing analysts
- Business analytics consultants
- Supply chain managers
Recent employers include:
- Booz Allen Hamilton
- Department of Defense
- The Rare Genomics Institute
- National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
- EJF Capital
Learn about and apply cutting-edge technology that analytics professionals work with every day. In addition to workshops and training, you'll have access to licensed software and databases for your own projects.
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