Online MS Data Analytics
Combine complex data and business value and turn it into actionable insight with a Master's in Data Analytics Online from the University of Bridgeport. Our comprehensive curriculum offers opportunities for professional development to round out your experience, on-campus or online!
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Learn how to make data-driven business decisions
Modern technology now provides industries of all kinds with the ability to gather vast amounts of data. But data requires more than just flashy dashboards and reports. In order to make better data-driven business decisions, employers require hybrid IT/business professionals to make data meaningful. Our STEM designated program was built with this need in mind.
- 30 total credit hours
- 6 core credit hours
- 9 analytics intelligences credit hours
- 9 analytics applications credit hours
- 6 capstone credit hours
Time to Completion
Program can be completed in 12-18 months.
STEM Designated Program
Upon completion of the program, students have the ability to describe the business drivers and critical success factors for effective analytics projects and program delivery. You’ll be able to communicate complicated information at a professional level with comfort and confidence using data science.
In the Master of Science in Analytics degree program, we will help you:
- develop the critical thinking skills necessary to combine complex data and business value and turn it into actionable insight
- cultivate expertise in analysis, management, solution architecture and delivery, and hands-on technical skill
- grow your skills through our comprehensive curriculum, which offers opportunities for inquiry and professional development to round out your experience
The ability to bridge between business and technology is crucial; it is a skill that sets candidates apart. Our Analytics MS degree program provides students with minimal technical experience the orientation, exposure to, and comfort with using and interpreting information to fuel fact-based decisions. Students emerge as hybrid business/IT professionals with the dexterity and comfort to glean insights and wisdom from data for positive business results.
- Michael Lohle, Ph.D., PMP, Senior Lecturer
UB Expert Faculty
Our faculty not only hold terminal degrees, but also bring an unparalleled level of real-world experience to the classroom. Drawing on expertise gained in the corporate sector, our professors impart time-tested best practices and deep business acumen to every lecture. By learning from business professionals, you will master methods and practical skills rooted in success.
Michael Lohle, PhD, PMP
A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Dr. Lohle spent twenty-six years in the financial services, insurance, information technology services, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. He is experienced with all aspects of information technology and his specialty is delivering large business intelligence and analytics solutions for major corporations. Dr. Lohle's research interests include project and program management, business intelligence and analytics, and the application of qualitative research methods in business settings.
Arthur C. McAdams, PhD
Dr. Arthur C. McAdams is a versatile and dynamic executive and educator. A former Chief Information Officer at SSC Inc., Sr. Vice President and Director of Information Systems at People’s Bank Inc., and Lead Programmer at Pitney Bowes Inc., McAdams led several successful strategic initiatives during his 28 years in industry. He continues to stay active in industry as an independent management consultant – specializing in strategy and organizational excellence.
Illya Mowerman, PhD
Dr. Illya Mowerman is an Analytics professional and educator. llya gained analytics experience in various industries when joining the consulting firm McKinsey & Company, where he created and then lead a team of Data Scientists who supported consulting studies for the firm. His expertise and experience is in the development of predictive models and their implementation into business solutions. Much of his work has centered around customer lifetime value and its use in customer acquisition and retention.
Become SAS Certified
Our academic collaboration with SAS empowers graduates of this program to set themselves apart and validate their skills. Take advantage of discounts on the industry standard SAS Global Certificate and access test banks SAS provides to collaborating institutions.