Professor Elena Gortcheva’s students understand the significant—potentially transformative—ways in which data analytics affects our lives. Gortcheva, program chair for the Master of Science in Data Analytics program at University of Maryland University College (UMUC) mentored two UMUC student teams that recently presented winning projects at the IBM Watson Data Analytics Global Competition at Shanghai, China—taking first- and third-place awards for their efforts.
ADELPHI, Md. (Oct. 5, 2016)–At a gathering of technology innovators and emerging leaders in higher education, University of Maryland University College was recognized for its trailblazing Master of Science in Data Analytics program (MSDA), while its president, Javier Miyares, was honored for distinguished achievement.
High Demand for Data Analysts and Data Scientists Drive Creation of Flexible and Convenient Program for Busy Professionals
A new online master’s program at University of Maryland University College has been launched to help managers excel in the brave new world of “big data,” which is requiring businesses to gather, understand and use large streams of data and information to make decisions.