Master - Technology & Innovation Management: Data Science

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If you enjoy analyzing information and working with big data, you may be interested in Northcentral University's Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program with a specialization in Data Science. Find out more about this online MS-TIM degree program below.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

If you enroll in Northcentral University's Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management program with a specialization in Data Science, you'll have the opportunity to study the methods and tools used to analyze data and help your organization use the information effectively. Courses explore topics in quantitative measurements, presenting data, analyzing big data, data mining, and predictive analysis. Other required courses address effective data management, current IT technologies, online privacy, and introducing new technologies for positive change. You'll also have the chance to design and implement a data science project in the program's capstone course.

What Are the Prerequisites?

If you are considering enrolling in the Master of Science in Technology and Innovation Management with a specialization in Data Science program, you should have some computer knowledge as well as strong analytical and problem-solving skills. All applicants to Northcentral University's graduate programs should have already earned a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution; some programs have additional requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

To graduate from this program, you must complete 30 credit hours. Twelve credits will be from required foundational courses, 15 credits will be from specialization courses, and three credits will be from a capstone project.

Course CodeCourse Name
Required Foundational Courses
TIM 5001Changing Times: Managing Technology & Innovation in the 21st Century
TIM 5010Computer Networks & Mobile Computing
TIM 5020Databases & Business Intelligence
TIM 5030Managing Risk, Security, & Privacy in Information Systems
Specialization Courses
TIM 6501 Quantitative Methods for Data Analytics and Business Intelligence
TIM 6510Data Visualization
TIM 6130Data Mining
TIM 6520Inferential Statistics and Predictive Analysis
TIM 6530Big Data Integration
Capstone Course
TIM 6010 Strategic Management of Technology & Innovation

What Could I Do After Graduation?

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of NCU's MS-TIM program with a specialization in Data Science, you might be prepared for a variety of positions in which you can analyze data and turn it into useable information for an organization. Employment opportunities could be found in corporate IT departments as well as with technology consulting firms. Some of the possible careers you could explore include:

  • Business analytics manager
  • Data scientist
  • Data analyst
  • Database administrator
  • Information technology manager