Educating Analytics Practioners: M.S. Degrees in Analytics

2011 INFORMS Annual Meeting
Charlotte, NC

MS Degrees in Analytics - Analytics Session Track
Title: Joint Session Analytics/CPMS: Panel Discussion: Educating Analytics Chair:
Michael Gorman, Professor, University of Dayton, School of Business

Educating Analytics Practioners: M.S. Degrees in Analytics
Presenting Author: Michael Rappa, Director and Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science, North Carolina State University
Co-Author: Kenneth Gilbert, Ralph and Janet Heath Professor of Business & Department Head, University of Tennessee
Diego Klabjan, Associate Professor, Northwestern University
Helmut Schneider, Ourso Family Distinguished Professor of Information Systems & Department Chair, Louisiana State University

Abstract: This panel brings together program leaders from four universities to discuss the emergence of Master of Science degrees in the field of Analytics. The panel will highlight educational goals, curricula, skill sets and learning strategies for achieving successful student outcomes for analytics practitioners.