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.
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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
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