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MS Analytics in Analytics in Knowledge Management

Overview
Program of Study
Curriculum
Course Descriptions

Analytics in Knowledge Management (AKM) is the analytics of developing, organizing, retaining and using data resources that contribute to an organization’s sustained success. The knowledge-based economy and the explosive growth of analytics have increased the need for the creative and effective use of data. Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Analytics in Knowledge Management program responds to the growing demand for analytics professionals in today’s economy.

Both public and private organizations must now manage data from a variety of traditional and internet-based resources. To adapt and thrive in a fast-changing, competitive economic climate, organizations are hiring professionals who will enhance their ability to serve clients and realize strategic priorities. Notre Dame’s program meets the need for organizations to manage “big data.”

Tom Kuegler, General Partner at Wasabi Ventures LLC in Baltimore says “Analytics in Knowledge Management is a field of study that I see being used every day by our portfolio companies. Any company that targets the health care, legal, or educational markets needs to have an understanding of KM.”

Program of Study

Notre Dame’s Master of Science in Analytics in Knowledge Management is a multidisciplinary program of computer studies, mathematics and business. The program focuses on competencies in areas of data management technologies, quantitative processes, and management. It prepares professionals to specialize in the creation, enhancement and use of data through analytics.

The Analytics in Knowledge Management program includes 36 credits of coursework. Students can take two courses each semester, including summers, to finish in two years. The program builds skills and knowledge in areas that are crucial to potential employers.

Curriculum (36 Credits)

Computer Studies Courses (24 Credits)
CST-530 Foundations of Analytics in Knowledge Management (3)
CST-531 Data Design and Management (3)
CST-532 Knowledge Tools (3)
CST-540 Data Visualization (3)
CST-550 Project Management (3)
CST-610 Critical Inquiry (3)
CST-611 Data Security (3)
CST-620 Data Mining and Warehousing (3)

Mathematics Courses (6 Credits)
MAT-575 Applied Statistics (3)
MAT-576 Data and Decision Modeling (3)

Business/Economics Courses (6 Credits)
To be chosen with program advisor

Course Descriptions

CST-530 Foundations of Analytics in Knowledge Management

CST-531 Data Design And Management

CST-532 Knowledge Tools

CST-540 Data Visualization

CST-550 Project Management

CST-610 Critical Inquiry

CST-611 Data Security

CST-620 Data Mining And Warehousing

MAT-575 Applied Statistics

MAT-576 Data And Decision Modeling