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.

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Liza Smoker Named Presidential Leadership Scholar

June 21, 2019 Liza Smoker, managing director of The John J. Brunetti Human Trafficking Academy at St. Thomas University, was selected as one of the 60 Scholars chosen for the Presidential Leadership Scholars (PLS) program’s fifth annual class. Read More
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STU Receives $3 Million Unrestricted Gift from the Frank E. Murphy Foundation

June 7, 2019 St. Thomas University is pleased to announce a $3 million unrestricted gift from the Frank E. Murphy Foundation to be used to further new initiatives at St. Thomas University. Read More
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STU Awarded Federal Grant for Nursing Program

June 21, 2019 St. Thomas University is pleased to announce that it received a significant grant for its School of Nursing. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the University $331,139 under its Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP). Read More

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