Our curriculum combines foundational business concepts with data management and statistical modeling, which you will customize with electives that include natural language processing, machine learning, marketing, and supply-chain management. You will learn to think critically about data. You will have access to diverse data sets, powerful computing and visualization resources, and real-world applications possible only at Rensselaer. We offer a small class size, dedicated faculty, and hands-on experience through class projects, and a capstone course with industry partners. The experience at Lally also includes mentoring from a highly engaged advisory board of executives in the business analytics profession.
Our students come from the U.S., China, and India, as well as other countries. Students’ backgrounds range from business, to sciences, to engineering. On average, graduates report a starting salary of $99,400 within three months of graduation. Companies that have hired our graduates include: IBM, Research Now, Dentsu Aegis Network, Cisco Systems, The Comcast Corporation, Facts & Measures, Accenture, Dish Network, WalMart, QueBIT, LL Bean, and CDPHP.
Fei Xie, M.S. in Business Analytics: