One-Year Interdisciplinary Master of Science in Analytics at Georgia Tech

The one-year Master of Science in Analytics is an interdisciplinary degree program that leverages the strengths of Georgia Tech in statistics, operations research, computing, and business by combining the world-class expertise of the Scheller College of Business, the College of Computing, and the College of Engineering.  By blending the strengths of these nationally ranked programs, graduates will learn to integrate skills in a unique and interdisciplinary way that yields deep insights into analytics problems.

Why an Interdisciplinary Master’s in Analytics?

Analytics is an important, fast-growing field that has quickly become a key facet of business strategy.  There is an increasing need for analytics-savvy employees who can think uniquely across disciplines to transform data into relevant insights for making better business decisions. 

Georgia Tech's interdisciplinary approach to analytics gives students the opportunity to learn directly from top international authorities on business intelligence, developers of cutting-edge analytics techniques in statistics and operations research, and world leaders in big data and high-performance computing. Students will use advanced resources across campus such as Georgia Tech's state-of-the-art high-performance computing infrastructure for massive-scale data analytics, work in cross-disciplinary teams to solve real analytics problems for a range of companies and organizations, and more. It all adds up to a unique ability to generate deeper insights into analytics problems.

With the Georgia Tech Master’s in Analytics degree, graduates will enter the workplace with the computing, business, statistics, and operations research skills needed to immediately identify, analyze, and solve analytics problems for better business intelligence and decision support.

Networking and Career Placement

One of the central objectives of the program will be to produce and place graduates ready to make both immediate and long-term impacts in business, industry, and government. In addition to making contacts with leading analytics organizations during the course of the program, students will be funded to attend a major analytics conference, gain valuable exposure at Georgia Tech's Big Data Industry Forum, and be supported in their job search by a dedicated professional.

The curriculum will also facilitate internal connections. To establish a strong professional network within each cohort, students will take several courses together, developing interdisciplinary working relationships and forging connections that can be relied upon throughout their career.

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Analytics spans the fields of statistics, operations research, computing, and business. The Georgia Tech Master of Science in Analytics degree is one of the few truly interdisciplinary analytics degrees that include all of those areas. As a result, our graduates will be uniquely able to think across the disciplines as they generate deeper insights into analytics problems.
 
Joel Sokol
Fouts Family Associate Professor
Director, MS in Analytics
Yu Jeffrey Hu
Jeffrey Hu
Associate Professor
Associate Director,
MS in Analytics
Polo Chau
Assistant Professor
Associate Director,
MS in Analytics
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