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Why Merrimack

In the competitive world of data science and business analytics, a master’s degree is a requirement for advanced positions in top companies.

Merrimack’s innovative Data Science and Business Analytics online programs are a unique interdisciplinary partnership between the School of Science & Engineering and the Girard School of Business. This partnership allows students to develop a robust technical, statistical, and scientific foundation while also gaining strong business acumen.

Leading industry experts and employers have contributed to our program’s curriculum so you can be sure you are acquiring the skills and knowledge most valuable to employers. Merrimack’s innovative online programs produce graduates who are poised to become leaders in the fields of Data Science or Business Analytics. Students will have a Personal Assessment dashboard that illustrates which skills you excel in; a differentiator when interviewing for your next job or promotion.

Key features include:

  • Convenient and Flexible: Merrimack’s 100% online courses allow you to work efficiently to enhance your existing skill set and gain valuable employer-desired competencies while continuing to work full time. Courses are offered in eight-week modules six times a year.
  • Employer-Designed: Cutting Edge Content, Tools and Approaches – Our programs were designed with industry leaders to ensure the curriculum is focused on mastering the advanced analytics, business decision making, and data science skills that employers are seeking when making hiring and promotion decisions. Data science and business analytics are rapidly changing fields. Learn fundamentals and theory, then apply them with today’s cutting edge tools and techniques.
  • Master the Skills you need AND Solve Real World Problems: Course assignments and projects are based on real-world business issues. Students are encouraged to utilize data sets that align with career aspirations, areas of interest and even incorporation of current work projects. Gain the skills to solve strategic business problems in your industry with an affordable tuition, strong job prospects, and opportunity for significant salary growth.
  • Experience Personalized Support in a Collaborative Online Environment with Interactive Content: Our programs are designed for busy working professionals and include access to a personal success coach who will ensure you achieve your individualized goals. The online courses offer opportunities to collaborate in real-time with faculty and peers throughout the program.

Merrimack’s online MS in Data Science and MS in Business Analytics degrees provide personalized, convenient and employer-designed curriculum that will provide the skills employers demand.

Talk to an Application Specialist today for more information about how the online MS in Data Science and MS in Business Analytics degrees can help you achieve your professional goals at: 978-208-4007


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