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With the guidance and combined expertise of UNT’s professors in Business, Economics, Mathematics and other departments, you could increase your value in the workforce as you engage in a wide variety of courses related to analytics. Even public agencies and academic institutions — almost any type of large organization — need well-trained professionals who know how to efficiently collect, analyze, interpret and present data. Applied Analytics focuses on the practical application of advanced techniques to data rather than on developing theoretical expertise.
With the approval of the program coordinator and cooperating departments, you will select classes from Business Analytics (Decision Science), Economics, and an additional related area of interest, such as Educational Psychology, Mathematics, Merchandising, Engineering Systems, Engineering Management or Political Science. Knowledge of at least one foreign language or an acceptable equivalent is required for the Master of Arts degree, but not for the Master of Science.
For additional information, please visit https://interdisciplinarystudies.unt.edu/concentrations/applied-analytics.
In the Applied Analytics program, we aim to prepare you for a wide variety of employment opportunities, such as data analyst, operations research analyst, quantitative marketing specialist, predictive analyst, research and modeling analyst, statistician and the like. Potential places of employment could include retail and investment banks, healthcare providers, insurance providers, e-commerce portals, airlines, market research firms, sport consulting, telecommunications firms, petroleum and renewable energy industries, institutions of higher education and government agencies including the FBI and the CIA.
Professionals in this area will experience high visibility, higher than average salaries and greater mobility between various sectors of the global workforce.