The world is inundated in an unprecedented surge of data. In order to help guide their organizations into the future, today's data analytics professionals need to harness the power of machine learning and comprehend and analyze big data to construct strategies that drive results. A data analytics master's degree or graduate certificate from University of Maryland Global Campus can help you gain the practical skills and hands-on experience you need to meet this rising opportunity. As a data analytics student, you'll also gain access to career planning tips from advisors with lifetime access to career services including resume-building feedback, internship and job postings, mentorship opportunities, webinars, and more.

Enter the Growing Data Analytics Field

From data management to predictive analytics, mining to modeling, UMGC's data analytics programs are designed to teach you how to use technology to manage and manipulate data, master in-demand business intelligence skills, acquire hands-on experience, advance your career, and open up job opportunities.

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Why Study Data Analytics at UMGC

  • Advance your career: At UMGC, you'll learn to manage and manipulate big data to produce valuable insights, helping you become an indispensable resource at your company.
  • Gain practical skills: In your courses, you'll gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology and real-world problems, and acquire skills that can be applied immediately on the job.
  • Learn with open educational resources: We've replaced textbooks with no-cost digital resources for most programs. Plus, UMGC provides access to cloud-based programs such as Watson and Tableau.
  • Benefit from a global campus: UMGC was founded to meet the needs of working adults. Take classes online knowing that your education is backed by the reputation of a public state university.
  • Earn a master's degree faster and for less: Earn a respected Master of Science in data analytics at UMGC entirely online in just 18 months for about $25,000.

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