UTK.edu, September 15, 2010
UT College of Business Premiers Master's in Business Analytics Degree
KNOXVILLE - ... "business analytics." is the focus of a new Master of Science in Business Analytics degree that was launched this fall in the College of Business Administration's Department of Statistics, Operations and Management Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
UT's College of Business Administration is the first business school in the nation to offer this degree.
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Students learn data analysis and quantitative modeling skills to solve business problems and achieve better business performance. Additionally, they gain knowledge of core business topics, develop communication skills, and solve team-based, real-world business problems.
Organizations are searching for employees that have strong analytical and business skills.
"That combination seems to be rare among today's graduates, yet is in incredibly high demand," said Ken Gilbert, head of the Department of Statistics, Operations and Management Science. "Graduates who understand business analytics and have strong business and leadership skills have excellent job opportunities."
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