Learn by doing. Immerse yourself in the environment of leading business organizations.
Employers need strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Foundational technical skills may be important, but candidates’ ability to attack a problem with creativity, insight and curiosity is what makes them stand out.
Enhance your skills by completing a comprehensive project using real-world datasets. In your final semester, you will work on a capstone project with an emphasis on data-driven storytelling.
Your schedule may allow for additional action-learning opportunities. For example:
Acquire experience in the functional areas and industries that interest you most. Work on challenging, real-world projects to refine your skills and competencies, while gaining an edge in the job market with a meaningful internship. Build your network through collaboration with colleagues and supervisors. Work with our internship experts in the Career Resource Center.
Take your skill set to the next level by earning recognized credentials prior to graduation. Industry certifications highlight an overall mastery of a specific role and are a great way for employers to identify the most highly qualified candidates for jobs and projects.
Below are some of the industry certifications you can earn while enrolled in the MSBA program.
|Why It Matters:|
|Validate your ability to apply the techniques and tools required for effective participation in big data and other analytics projects.|
|Master data science, learn Python and SQL, analyze and visualize data, and build machine learning models.|
|Learn key functional and technical skills, combining online courses with hands-on labs, concluding in a final capstone project.|
|Achieve multiple credentials that recognize the skills, expertise and real-world knowledge of today’s cloud specialists.|
|Demonstrate and validate your programming skills.|
|Achieve advanced functionality and application of data visualization best practices.|
|Gain comprehensive functionality and product expertise.|
|Establish foundational functionality and product comprehension.|
Work one-on-one with a faculty member to gain a deeper understanding of a specific research topic. Broaden your knowledge of research methodologies and how to apply them. Learn practical skills in planning, critical thinking and troubleshooting to connect the classroom with the real world.