S&T’s big data program ranks second in nation

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On April 3, 2018

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Missouri S&T ranks No. 2 out of 50 well-known colleges for its big data programs by College Choice, placing S&T up top between Carnegie Mellon and Johns Hopkins universities. Missouri S&T’s business and information technology program offers studies in business and management systems, and information science and technology.

The rankings are based on a compilation of sources. The first one is of college freshmen polled during a nationwide survey published by the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA. The students rated academic reputation, financial aid offerings, overall cost of school and graduate success rates in the post-college job market.

These factors were equally weighed with data from other publicly available sources, including U.S. News & World Report, the National Center for Education Statistics and PayScale.com.

Missouri S&T offers an online graduate certificate in business analytics and data science, which can be applied toward a master’s degree. Areas of concentration in S&T’s program include business analytics and data science, big data and security, or big data management and analytics.

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