Diverse Disciplines: Lucia Titus ’18

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 — marketing, physics, textile engineering Continue reading Diverse Disciplines: Lucia Titus ’18

Student Spotlight: Aquent Practicum Team

Students in NC State’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) Class of 2021 are already halfway through their eight-month practicum projects! Before enjoying a well-deserved winter break, the practicum teams will deliver midpoint presentations to their project sponsors, highlighting their findings thus far and intended next steps to solve the Continue reading Student Spotlight: Aquent Practicum Team

Alumni in Action: Emily Bisenius ’19 & Hayley Edmonds ’19

In Spring 2018, Emily Bisenius was the first of her soon-to-be MSA ‘19 classmates to post a call for roommates on the incoming student forum. Hayley Edmonds was the first to respond. During the MSA ‘19 Orientation that June, we interviewed the two roommates to find out their hopes and Continue reading Alumni in Action: Emily Bisenius ’19 & Hayley Edmonds ’19

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