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About

EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Analytics - Essential Tools and Methods MicroMasters Program in collaboration with The Georgia Institute of Technology - GTx. Learn in-demand skills to maximize your impact as an analyst.

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Overview

Using common analytics software and tools, statistical and machine learning methods, and data-intensive computing and visualization techniques, learners of the Analytics - Essential Tools and Methods MicroMasters Program at the The Georgia Institute of Technology - GTx will gain the experience necessary to integrate all of these parts for maximum impact.

Project experience is also included as part of the MicroMasters program. Through these projects, learners will hone their skills with data collection, storage, analysis, and visualization tools, as well as gain instincts for how and when each tool should be used.

These projects provide hands-on experience with real-world business applications of analytics and a deeper understanding of how to apply analytics skills to make the biggest difference.

Job Outlook

  • Projected shortage of 140,000-190,000 people with deep analytical skills and 1.5 million analytics-trained managers by 2018 (source: McKinsey Global Institute 2011)
  • Increase of 4.4 million analytics jobs from 2013 to 2015, with a third unfilled due to lack of trained applicants (source: Gartner Inc. 2013)
  • 97% of companies with revenues over $100 million use analytics (source: Bloomberg Business Week), but 42% of employers believe their employees don’t have the necessary analytics skills (source: Deloitte 2013)
  • Career prospects for people with similar training include data scientist, data analyst, statistician, business analyst, consultant, research analyst, operations research analyst, analytics manager, modeling engineer (source: INFORMS Career Center)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Analytics Modeling
  • Computing for Data Analysis
  • Data Analytics for Business

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • 9 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

9 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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