MIT Sloan School launches a new Master of Analytics degree as the growing use of “big data …

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 7, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — MIT Sloan School of Management today announced the launch of a new specialized Master of Business Analytics (M.B.An.) program designed to prepare students for careers in business analytics.The school, together with the MIT Operations Research Center (ORC), introduces the M.B.An. in response to intense demand by current students and employers for a rigorous degree program focused on applying the tools of modern data science to solve problems in business and society. MIT now offers an analytics degree at the undergraduate, graduate, and Ph.D. levels.”In the Era of Big Data, the demand for skilled practitioners who understand how to mine and analyze the vast amount of digital data that’s being created is a well-known challenge,” says David Schmittlein, Dean of MIT Sloan. “In recognition of…


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