Online M.S. in Analytics

Analytics

Enter the workforce with the skills, confidence, and expertise you need to succeed in an information-intensive world.

Stay competitive with a degree in Big Data. Today’s organizations use data-mining and analytics to drive pricing, marketing, research and development, finance, operations, logistics, risk management, and online activities. As a student in Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s online Master of Science (M.S.) in Analytics degree program, you’ll be joining the next generation of analytics professionals as you master the specialized analytics skills needed to extract actionable information from large and complex data sets.

The M.S in Analytics is a 36 credit-hour online degree specifically designed with help from an influential Employer Advisory Board of top corporate representatives from companies such as LinkedIn, IBM, and Versatile Systems to meet the growing demand for data scientists and big data professionals. Through a comprehensive and applied curriculum you’ll explore the underlying data science, information technology, and business of analytics. A unique combination of mathematical and statistical study with instruction in advanced computational and data analysis will help you learn to identify patterns and trends; interpret and gain insight from vast quantities of structured and unstructured data; and communicate your findings in practical, useful terms.

What makes Harrisburg University’s M.A. in Analytics degree stand out from other programs…

Real Data Sets from Harrisburg University

  • Throughout your program, you’ll work with real data sets and take on projects provided by Harrisburg University’s industry partners allowing you to graduate exceptionally well-equipped to harness and communicate the full value of data to the organizations you serve.

A Comprehensive Data Analytics Curriculum

  • You’ll study all three areas of data analysis-predictive (forecasting), descriptive (business intelligence and data mining), and prescriptive (optimization and simulation). While studying real-world projects, you’ll learn that simple data analysis can be misleading, that large-scale problems are not amenable to naive solutions, and that working with unstructured field data is different than working with the results of a design experiment.

Courses that Focus on Real-world Career Skills

  • The M.S. in Analytics degree program was designed with help from Harrisburg University’s own Employer Advisory Board made up of executives from top organizations such as LinkedIn, IBM, and Versatile Systems. As a graduate from the Big Data degree program you’ll have the skills real corporations are looking for and be well-positioned to move into a career as a data scientist and analyst in finance, marketing, operations, or business intelligence.

As a graduate of the online M.S. in Analytics program you’ll be able to:

  • Identify and assess the opportunities, needs, and constraints for data usage within an organizational context;
  • Integrate information technology and data science to maximize the value of data;
  • Design innovative and creative data analytics solutions;
  • Communicate clearly and persuasively to a variety of audiences;
  • Lead analytics teams and projects

Big data = big opportunity.

Become a major influencer in today’s data revolution-Fill out the online application or call 866-424-8648 to talk to a counselor now.

The demand for skilled data scientists and managers is growing fast and there’s never been a better or more exciting time to pursue a degree in this high-growth field. The online M.S. in Analytics program at Harrisburg University provides you with the education and experience you need to successfully launch your career into data analytics.

A High ROI Degree from a Leading University

  • Since its founding in 2001, Harrisburg University has been providing students with affordable STEM degrees directly linked to today’s top careers and the online M.S. in Analytics is no different. This highly sought-after degree is offered for a competitively low tuition price and graduates from the program will be well-positioned to gain entry to top jobs in this lucrative and growing field.

A Comprehensive Data Analytics Curriculum

  • You’ll study all three areas of data analysis-predictive (forecasting), descriptive (business intelligence and data mining), and prescriptive (optimization and simulation). While studying real-world projects, you’ll learn that simple data analysis can be misleading, that large-scale problems are not amenable to naive solutions, and that working with unstructured field data is different than working with the results of a design experiment.

Analytics Expertise Corporations Want

  • The M.S. in Analytics program was designed with help from Harrisburg’s own Employer Advisory Board made of up executives from top organizations such as LinkedIn, IBM, and Versatile Systems. The program’s comprehensive and applied curriculum guides you through the underlying data science, information technology, and business of analytics that these types of organizations are looking for.

Flexible Online Courses in a Superior Learning Platform

  • As a student in the M.S. in Analytics program, you’ll have the option of enrolling either part-time or full-time, in a fully-online program in a state of the art online learning platform. Your courses will be available 24/7, offering you maximum flexibility and affordability as you continue to work and save on costs by attending classes from the comfort of your own home.

Enter the workforce with the skills, confidence, and expertise you need to succeed in an information-intensive world. Learn more about this exciting program by filling out your information now!

What sets Harrisburg University apart?:

Career-focused

Harrisburg University combines the best elements from higher education and the professional world to give you a learning experience that leads from college to career in one step. Programs that emphasize experiential learning and use real data sets give you the practical knowledge and real-world skills you need to gain entrance to top STEM careers.

Regionally accredited

The Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Nationally Recognized

Harrisburg University has been recognized as a new and replicable model for higher education-one that focuses on the development of talent necessary for participation in today’s 21st century knowledge economy. The university has been the subject of in-depth profiles and editorials appearing in the Wall Street Journal, NBC Nightly News, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, USA Today, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Economist, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Inside Higher Education, ABC National News, The Associated Press, National Public Radio, BBC, Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times.

Linked with Top Organizations

Our innovative experiential learning model, coupled with career preparation and development, has led to a variety of partnerships with organizations that support our university’s mission. The National Science Foundation, for example, funds the Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER) program housed within the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement at the University. And the university also receives external support from the corporate sector, including Fortune 500 companies such as Hershey Company, Select Medical Corporation, PPL, Gannett Fleming, Cleveland Brothers Equipment Company, Tyco Electronics and Penn National Insurance.

Big data = big opportunity.

Become a major influencer in today’s data revolution-Fill out the online application or call 866-424-8648 to talk to a counselor now.

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