Map of University Programs in Big Data Analytics

To achieve the benefits of big data analytics, you need people with the skills who can do the work. Increasing demand for analytics and data science skills has prompted universities to create new degree programs and update existing curricula. Data Informed is tracking the best big data university programs around the United States to learn more about what students can expect—the approach of each program as well as the coursework, tuition costs and whether the program includes an internship, among other considerations.

Click on the points in the map below to learn more about specific programs. Each red dot on the map links to a Data Informed article on the program, or other online resources with more information.


This page is sponsored by: University of Notre Dame – Mendoza College of Business

Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) will equip you to harness the power of data to make sense of complexity, find and articulate new insights, and lead your organization forward.

This is a one-year, 30-credit hour program designed to fit into your life as an actively employed working business professional. You will understand how to make strategic business decisions based on data, not anecdote.

During the program and upon graduation, your ability to use data in complex business decisions will grow, helping you approach business decision-making more rigorously and confidently – while effectively communicating data findings to inform strategic business decisions.

View this brochure to learn more about Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA).


We will be updating this map regularly so revisit to check out colleges that have been added. Have a comment or a suggestion for a program to add? Please contact us here.