UC’s MS business analytics program receives top ranking

Predictive Analytics Today selects UC's MS Business Analytics as the top ranked program in Top 27 MS Data Science Schools 2018

Predictive Analytics Today (PAT) has selected the University of Cincinnati’s MS Business Analytics program at the Carl H. Lindner College of Business as the top Master of Science Data Science program in this year’s Top 27 MS Data Science Schools ranking.

The program achieved a score of 95, the highest of any school, on the PAT Index, which measures performance among the PAT Research community compared to other programs. The next closest program, Northwestern University achieved a PAT Index score of 83.

Lindner’s graduate Business Analytics program placed highest of any program in all four PAT Rating categories: faculty (9.6), placement (9.6), academics (9.4) and training (9.4). The ranking process also allows program graduates to contribute ratings using the same criteria, as well as an additional dimension, industry interaction. UC scored highest in the aggregated user ratings with a 9.5 mark.

Ed Winkofsky, academic director of the MS Business Analytics program, was appreciative of the program recognition in the publication. “I would like to thank Predictive Analytics Today for recognizing our MS-Business Analytics program at UC’s Lindner College of Business,” he says. “I am very pleased for our students, graduates, staff and faculty who contribute so much to the program. This ranking is certainly a recognition of all of their efforts.”

According to Predictive Analytics Today, “The Master of Science in Business Analytics at the University of Cincinnati is where prospects meet professionalism. Ranked among the top 10 business analytics programs in the U.S.A., their textbooks are used at more than 400 different institutions. A complete set of theory and diverse practicum ensures expertise in analytics on the side of the students.”

For more information on these rankings, please visit predictiveanalyticstoday.com.

About the Master of Science in Business Analytics:

Located in the Carl H. Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati, the Master of Science Business Analytics is a STEM designated program that combines technical training in descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics with experiential education, which provides opportunities for students to work with top analytics companies through projects and internships. Students typically come from a quantitative background and acquire skills in data management, data visualization, statistical modeling, data mining, optimization and simulation to analyze large datasets and generate insights. The UC Center for Business Analytics connects students with companies such as Procter & Gamble, Fifth Third Bank, GE Aviation, Macy’s and many others in search of top analytics talent.

About the University of Cincinnati Carl H. Lindner College of Business:

At the Carl H. Lindner College of Business, we are committed to developing the next generation of business leaders. Through personalized career coaching and experiential learning, our students graduate with a competitive advantage in the workforce and are strongly positioned to address a multitude of today’s global business challenges. For more than 110 years, we’ve not only served as a catalyst for innovation and cutting-edge research, but our programs have also earned national acclaim in several academic areas. The best is yet to come in 2019, as we celebrate the grand opening of our new state-of-the-art building that promises to firmly position Lindner among one of the best business schools in the nation. We are Cincinnati’s extraordinary college of business.

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