Purdue will offer an online master’s program in data analysis
Purdue University Global, the online affiliate of Purdue for adults, will offer a new Master of Science in Data Analytics program as part of ongoing efforts to meet a growing demand for data experts, the university said on last month.
According to a press release, the degree program includes concentrations in Amazon Web Services cloud technologies, information security and assurance, project management or secure software development, and quality assurance. .
The university said the classes will be free for employees of ManTech, a defense contractor for U.S. military and intelligence agencies, under an ongoing partnership that helped create the data program. Purdue Online Licensing Program in 2019.
“With this partnership, we strive to add essential programs to our program in order to provide ManTech’s workforce with cutting-edge knowledge and skills that help the organization achieve its vision and mission,” Jeffrey Buck, vice president and dean of The Purdue School of Business and Information Technology, said in a public statement. “As skilled technology professionals with expertise in data analysis, ManTech employees will have the opportunity to make a difference by delivering best-in-class customer solutions. “
The degree was created as part of the Purdue Global Advantage Tuition Grant, a workforce development program aimed at training IT professionals responsible for working in national security and federal civilian agencies. , according to the university.
“ManTech is delighted to offer its employees access to this advanced analytics program,” said Julie Anna Barker, Director of Human Resources at ManTech. “Bringing ‘digital’ to the mission requires deep analytical knowledge for our defense, intelligence and federal civilian clients. ”