TURNING BIG DATA INTO USEFUL AND ACTIONABLE INFORMATION
As computer systems and high-speed processors gain greater and greater capacities, the amount of information generated can be daunting to today’s organizations. It takes leadership to manage that mountain of electronic information most efficiently and effectively. NCU’s data science specialization can prepare you to lead in managing data for today’s organizations. You will learn to start processing the mountains of data produced by organizations, and turn it into useable information. As a graduate of this program, you will be prepared to apply the latest statistical and modeling tools to help your organization use data most effectively to serve stakeholders’ interests. This program is based on progressive learning in context, which means your courses will follow a logical progression, beginning and ending with a strategy course that enables you to apply everything you learn to real world issues and challenges.
The NCU Difference
Northcentral University is committed to providing a premier education for our students, and holds the same regional accreditation as other prestigious American universities (WSCUC*). NCU’s School of Business and Technology Management has a results-oriented approach to online education, delivering rigorous doctoral, master's, bachelor's and graduate certificate programs to help you develop the business acumen that companies seek. You will learn from our professors, all of whom hold doctoral degrees, and are experienced professionals in your field of study. Our one-to-one mentoring approach to learning allows you to experience individualized interaction. You'll be learning in a class size of one, so there's no need to worry about dropped classes or waiting lists. NCU’s flexible approach to earning a graduate degree online, includes weekly course starts to fit your schedule. Our online programs allow you to pursue your degree on your time. At NCU, there are no residency requirements, no need to travel to a physical campus and no entrance exams. You determine your schedule, just as you determine your educational outcome. That’s why NCU’s independent study approach is designed for you, the self-motivated student, who seeks a higher degree in their educational journey.
*WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, http://www.wascsenior.org.