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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology’s Master of Science Degree in Analytics program has been ranked the #1 Online Masters Data Analytics program with Less Cost for 2021 by World Scholarship Forum.

World Scholarship Forum compiled the top 13 online programs of its kind in the U.S. Below is World Scholarship Forum’s description of HU’s program:

“The MS analytics program is also one of the best master’s degrees in analytics programs. For instance, the program studies the 3 areas of data analysis predictive, descriptive, and prescriptive wholly. Also, the University is currently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the best regional university in the North.

Basically, the program curriculum allows students learn database management, statistical analysis and data mining, project management and business intelligence. The Harrisburg University posits that data analysis is essential and when wrongly done can be misleading. In fact, the school opines that wrong data analysis can lead to large scale problems that are not amenable.

Hence, Harrisburg University Online Master’s in Analytics program focuses on big data and how to create, design, and lead analytics teams and projects. In summary, students can take any of these courses online: data mining and engineering, principles and applications of analytics, research methodology and writing, and risk modeling and assessment.

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To learn more about HU’s M.S. in Analytics program, visit this link.


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