Studying Data Science prepares you for a career as a data analyst for either business or governmental agencies. The skill set is in fact applicable to most any industry or career field that relies on the processing of information to make more informed decisions. The program educates you to become a professional data scientist/data analyst prepared to support strategic decision-making with actionable, understandable competitive intelligence.
Graduates of the Master of Science in Data Science graduate program will be able to:
Assess, evaluate and respond to decision-maker needs and requirements.
Collect, clean, store and query data from a variety of private and public data sources.
Apply appropriate analytic techniques to provide estimates that support decision-making and action.
Communicate actionable information and findings in easy-to-understand written, oral, and visual formats.
In addition to core coursework focused on managing data and intelligence, machine learning and some programming, students will have the opportunity to explore with 12 credits of elective course work in topics such as app development, “Big Data” tools, cyber threat analysis and social media analysis.
Studying Applied Intelligence prepares you for a career as an intelligence analyst in national security agencies, law enforcement agencies, non-government organizations and business. You'll benefit from faculty members with decades of real-world, intelligence-related experience. This graduate program is comparable to security studies master's programs at other universities.
Graduates of the Master of Science in Applied Intelligence graduate program will be able to:
Interpret the theory and history of the discipline of intelligence.
Apply critical thinking skills to “real world” issues.
Appraise collected data/information using a variety of analytic techniques and methodologies.
Prepare analytic products in written, oral, visual and/or multimedia formats.
Devise open-source research and collection management practices.
Facilitate and manage intelligence processes and practices.
Produce research in the intelligence field.
In addition to core coursework focused on strategic and competitive intelligence theory and applications, students will have the opportunity to explore elective coursework in cyber security, data analytics, geospatial intelligence and terrorism.
Finally, a student's capstone course will help produce work that demonstrates the skills and techniques they have acquired throughout the program.
The cybersecurity MBA program is designed to provide in-depth and up to date information in the field. With increasing globalization and growing global security risks, the need for effective management of data, and demand for information security as well as intelligence has increased. The program addresses these aspects by specifically focusing on concepts, insights and management strategies of cybersecurity operations. The program includes a work placement in different companies.
Upon completion, you will receive a professional MBA with specialization in Cybersecurity management.