Data Science graduate programme at Saint Peter’s, NY

Data Science graduate programme at Saint Peter’s, NY
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Saint Peter’s University recently launched the Master of Science in Data Science with a concentration on Business Analytics, which is the first of its kind in the New York and New Jersey area. The programme integrates computer science, statistics and data-based business management principles to inform data-driven decision making.

Hyderabad: Saint Peter’s University recently launched the Master of Science in Data Science with a concentration on Business Analytics, which is the first of its kind in the New York and New Jersey area. The programme integrates computer science, statistics and data-based business management principles to inform data-driven decision making. The programme was developed to align with the best of industry applied practice in big data solutions.

Saint Peter’s University is located near New York City. The varsity offers many undergraduate and graduate programmes. And its proximity to New York City provides access to internship and job placement opportunities for students. The current class profile is comprised of 25 per cent international students, 50 per cent full-time students and those with backgrounds in Engineering, Accounting, Sciences and more.

Navneet, a current MS student in the Data Science programme, said, “After completing a major part of my education in India, I decided to pursue a graduate degree in Data Science at Saint Peter’s University. The curriculum encourages students to brainstorm and research subject matter while submitting their assignments throughout the semester.”

Fortune 500 companies hire data scientists to compete in almost every major industry. The McKinsey Global Institute predicts that by 2018 the United States could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills and the knowledge on how to effectively use big data. The graduate business programme offers two master's level business degrees: a Master’s in Accountancy and Master’s in Business Administration with multiple concentrations.

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