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Data analytics is one of the most in-demand career paths in today’s marketplace for high-skill/high pay jobs.

Organizations across industries collect large amounts of data for a variety of reasons: to gain a competitive advantage, to improve the efficiency of operations, to reduce fraud/waste/abuse, to better understand customers better, among others.

Our program is designed to train students to acquire analytical skills and learn critical methodologies to manage and utilize large amounts of data.

Students with a variety of professional and academic backgrounds can apply to our Data Analytics graduate program. Prerequisite courses are available during the summer for students with a non-tech background.

Our 33-credit program is structured to fit one full academic year, including a sponsored capstone paid internship during summer.

As a graduate in our program in Data Analytics you will develop skill sets in these core areas:

  1.  Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  2.  Managing Big Data: Modeling, Retrieving, Transforming and Organization of Big Data
  3.  Data Visualization, Presentation and Interpretation

Further information on application procedures can be found by clicking here 

Contact us at (315) 268-6613 or email us at analytics@clarkson.edu

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"The United States alone faces a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million managers and analysts to retrieve, organize, analyze and interpret  big data and make decisions based on their findings."

—McKinsey & Co.