DSI Academic Programs

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UNC Charlotte’s Data Science Initiative creates education, training, and research programs in data science and analytics, integrated with business and industry expertise. These interdisciplinary academic programs are developing a new generation of data scientists, business analysts, and managers with both the technical and business skills to transform data into smart, innovative business solutions.

Life revolves around prediction. We use it to plan our lives; businesses use it to enhance their productivity and competitiveness. With a DSI graduate degree, you can be the mind that sees the promise, transforms data into knowledge, and effects change.

Graduate Programs

Data Science and Business Analytics

 

Data Science and Business Analytics offer both a 15 credit hour Graduate Certificate and a 33 credit hour Master's Degree. Each program is an interdisciplinary drawing of domain expertise in business, computer and information sciences, statistics, and operations research. DSBA graduates are equipped for employment in a wide variety of data-intensive industries, such as financial services, energy, retail/supply chain, etc., fields where the demand for business analysts with quantitative, computational, and sophisticated analytical skills is growing at an explosive pace.



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Health Informatics

 

Health Informatics offers a 15 credit hour Graduate Certificate and a 35 credit hour Master's Degree. These programs were created in response to the regional need for trained professionals in health analytics and data science. Health Informaticians bridge the gap between the worlds of medicine and information technology looking for patterns in data that reveal best practices to improve healthcare.  This degree meets the strong demand across the region for trained professionals in health analytics and data science, individuals who understand both the language of healthcare and of “Big Data.”



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DSI Information Sessions

UNC Charlotte's academic programs are designed for working adults with part- and full-time options.

Both the Health Informatics and the Data Science and Business Analytics academic programs offer regular face-to-face and online information sessions. Topics covered include a brief overview of the application process, funding, and financial aid, as well as an open Q&A session.  Register today and learn more about our innovative degree programs and how you can leverage your academic and professional experience.

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