Category: MS in Business Analytics

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The Value of Business Data Science

Data is one of the most fundamental tools in our toolbox, and it plays a crucial role in understanding the world around us. Business data science is the science of using data to make predictions that can be applied to any problem. In this context, we mean that in the context of business problems, data science is about trying to find ways to get the right answer to the right problem. The value of business data science is not just how it relates to other disciplines, but also the ability to generate models that can be applied to real-world...

Master in Data Analytics Creates Opportunity in Rapidly Growing Career Field

With a master in data analytics, you’ll hone the art of data analytics in one of the most competitive fields in the world. Goizueta’s MS in Business Analytics combines strong technical and quantitative training and building comprehensive business acumen not found in other master in data analytics programs. The data science job market is at an all-time high. Data analyst and data scientist, or data engineer, is a key skill set for organizations looking to succeed. Data scientists help business leaders improve customer service and operational effectiveness through data analytics. Data scientists also offer data analysis and modeling skills...

A Variety of Disciplines Offer Master in Data Analytics Degrees

Data analytics is a key component of any organization and can help organizations make decisions faster, identify the data needs of customers, employees, and the government, and deliver data analytics projects faster and more effectively. The growing demand for data scientists — experts at manipulating, transforming and analyzing information to solve real-world problems — has also led to a growing demand for master in data analytics and master’s in business analytics degrees. Data analytics programs are offered in a variety of disciplines including business, engineering, economics, statistics, and more. Master in Data Analytics A master in data analytics degree...

Client Kickoff Meeting: Emory Capstone Project

Capstone Course: Preparing for Your First Client Meeting

In the second semester of the MS in Business Analytics program, students are all enrolled in a Capstone course. A curriculum advisory board and faculty members oversee capstone, which gives students an opportunity to serve as consultants to clients and put our business and data science skills to test by solving real problems using real data. During the first Capstone class, students are briefed on expectations, processes, teams and clients, and project deliverables. Scott Radcliffe, the MSBA managing director, did an incredible job establishing industry partnerships and matching us with clients based on our interests. This semester, my classmates...

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MS in Business Analytics: Five Careers in Data Analytics

Before even beginning courses in the MS in Business Analytics degree, I started exploring what types of job opportunities would be available to me after graduating from the program. I came to Emory with the intention of making a career switch and wanted to set myself up for a career that I could enjoy for the long haul. I know that most students come in with the same mindset. As an ambassador for the MSBA program, often the first question that prospective students ask me is related to the career options that the program would create for them. The...

Emory MSBA Experience: What Would You Do Differently?

Goizueta MSBA experience: What would you do differently?

In this video, I interview fellow classmates about what they could have done differently if they were to start the MSBA program all over again. As you can see, the importance of taking care of oneself during the rigors of this program shouldn’t be overlooked. No matter how busy they are from a pile of homework and projects, it is extremely important to maintain mental sanity and physical fitness that will build sufficient stamina, helping you to get through these tough, intense times. Interview credit goes to (in chronological order): Nicole Santolalla, Ben Tenzer, David Li, Ryan Chen, Baran...

Find Your Fit

Find Your Fit

The first semester of the MSBA program is all about developing our data science skills while networking and exploring career paths.  We are constantly learning about how we can apply our data science skills in different industries and what it would look like to work as a data scientist, data analyst, business intelligence analyst, or machine learning engineer. To help us in this process, the MBA Career Management Center curated a special event for MSBA students called “Find Your Fit.” In this event, we had the opportunity to hear from panelists working in the consumer, consulting, and tech industries...