About the Program

The MS in Big Data Analytics program is developed to provide real-world experience in critical analytical skills that are needed in this fast-growing field. It focuses on preparing students to formulate strategies and make critical decisions based on real data.

The curriculum offers an intensive study of data mining, data visualization, machine learning, statistical modeling, and predictive analytics. Also, it allows you to expand your expertise and elevate your career by equipping you with the skills you will need to challenge the continuing wave of big data challenges that businesses are facing. Our Big Data Analytics program provides an international perspective on big data technology and market services, and with small classes and involved professors you are guaranteed that you won’t be just a number in our school.

Program Highlights

  • Gain valuable business intelligence experience as you apply advanced scientific theories to solve complex Big Data problems.
  • Become an in-demand candidate for the many exciting roles in Data Analytics.
  • Learn the communication skills necessary to help businesses interpret data and make strategic decisions.

Curriculum Course Sampling

  • CIS 544 Data Mining and Machine Learning
  • CIS 545 Big Data Warehousing
  • CIS 546 Data Visualization

Career Landscape

  • Our graduates will be able to find job in businesses as Data Administrators and Data Scientists.
  • The demand to hire big data analytics graduates is increasing.
  • 73% of organizations have already invested or plan to invest in big data by 2017.

How did you hear about us?


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Bobcats headed to Idaho for NAIA World Series

May 15, 2019 For the second consecutive season, third time in the past five seasons and seventh time in program history, the St. Thomas University Bobcats Baseball team is headed to compete in the Avista-NAIA World Series in Lewiston, Idaho on May 24th – May 31st. St. Thomas earned the berth following a 7-5 win over second seed William Jessup University in the Miami Gardens Bracket Championship Game at Paul Demie Mainieri Field. Read More
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STU to Launch South Florida’s First Master of Science in Medical Sciences Degree Program for Aspiring Medical Professionals

December 20, 2018 Beginning in Fall 2019, St. Thomas University (STU) will introduce South Florida’s first and only Master of Science in Medical Sciences (MSMS) degree program. STU’s MSMS will be presented in partnership with Ponce Health Sciences University (PHSU) through Tiber Health Innovation and will be taught by PHSU’s medical school faculty and STU’s science faculty. Read More
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St. Thomas Law wins National ABA Labor Law Trial Competition, Two Years in a Row

January 29, 2019 For the second year in a row, St. Thomas University School of Law’s trial team was crowned the 2019 ABA Labor and Employment Law National Trial Competition champions. The annual national competition was held from January 26-27 in New Orleans, La., and featured six law schools from around the country – William & Mary, UCLA, Washington University, Brooklyn Law, SMU School of Law and St. Thomas University School of Law; all champions in their own regions. St. Thomas Law’s team was represented by students Stephanie Roman, Yunis Curbelo, Carolina Del Campo, and Jennifer Francisco. Read More

St. Thomas University Events

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Archdiocese of Miami Administrators MeetingTuesday, March 12 - 9 am
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Bookkeepers MeetingWednesday, March 13 - 10 am
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Clergy Day of Recollection Friday, March 15 - 10 am
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Art Show CaseSaturday, March 16 - 6 pm