New analytics degree aims to confront persistent skills gap.
Facing a critical skills gap in data and analytics, the U.S. is hungry for graduate-level degree programs to meet snowballing demand.
Capella University is teaming with analytics software and services provider SAS to launch a new Master of Science in Analytics degree program.
Capella’s online program aims to accommodate more students and busy schedules.
According to consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the supply of data is exploding, and demand for analytical talent could be 50 to 60 percent higher than the projected supply by 2018.
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