If you’re interested in a career focused on helping institutions of higher education improve their performance across various measures, Northcentral University’s online Education Specialist degree program with a specialization in learning analytics in higher education could be a perfect fit with your goals.
The curriculum explores the history of data analytics, examines proven theories and best practices in higher education, and studies the proper identification, use and application of relevant data in the classroom. You will also learn the components of datum, data mining and different types of data analytics and study research methods and tools to extract and analyze data and related predictive statistical tests.
This online graduate degree program can also be shaped so that you can explore the use of technology and Learning Management Systems in personal learning, intelligent data and adaptive modeling or investigate how to properly use analytics to build institutional capacity and improve learning outcomes. Earning an Education Specialist degree in the learning analytics in higher education specialization requires successful completion of 18-credit hours.