Student Spotlight: Duke Health Practicum Team

NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2021 students, in 24 teams, have commenced their eight-month practicum projects. After signing non-disclosure agreements, teams completed kickoff meetings with their sponsor organizations to better understand the context of the business problems they’ve been tasked with solving. Using the scrum Continue reading Student Spotlight: Duke Health Practicum Team

MSA Friends & Family: Chris and Erin St. Jeor

Many of NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) students indicate that they learned about the Institute through a friend or family referral. Indeed, some have seen the stresses and successes of the MSA up close as a roommate, sibling, partner, or spouse completed the program. Occasionally, partners and Continue reading MSA Friends & Family: Chris and Erin St. Jeor

Staying Nimble in Uncertain Times

Adaptability is a hallmark of NC State’s Institute for Advanced Analytics. We continuously assess and modify the MSA curriculum to ensure its contents will prepare graduates to meet — or exceed — the ever-changing expectations of their future employers. Much like a startup team, our faculty and staff wear many Continue reading Staying Nimble in Uncertain Times

Diverse Disciplines: Abigail McCauley ’19

The Institute’s admissions team regularly receives inquiries from prospective students along the lines of: “I’m interested in the MSA program, but I’m a ________ major. Do I even have a chance of being admitted?” One can fill in that blank with any number of disciplines — psychology, chemistry, political science Continue reading Diverse Disciplines: Abigail McCauley ’19

Alumni in Action: Rose Nyameke MSA ’17

Rose Nyameke MSA ‘17 entered the MS in Analytics program at NC State after completing studies in neurobiology at Harvard and working in academic technology. While in college, she did an internship at Microsoft, where she discovered the appeal of using data science as a tool to solve complex problems. Continue reading Alumni in Action: Rose Nyameke MSA ’17

Alumni in Action: Lauren Williams ’16

“When I picture my dream job, I envision one in which I am able to use both my strong analytical skills and extensive interpersonal skills to make a difference in the world around me,” wrote Lauren Williams ‘16 in her application for admission to the MS in Analytics (MSA) program. Continue reading Alumni in Action: Lauren Williams ’16