MBA-Data Analytics

Programme Overview

Data analytics is the fastest growing discipline across the globe, creating demand for analytics professionals. By 2018, the US could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million managers with the know-how to use the analysis to make effective decisions; India alone will face a shortage of 200,000 analytics professionals (McKinsey 2011)

Data Analytics refers to the skills, practices and techniques used in converting large volumes of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data into actionable insights that aid strategic, operational and tactical decision making across industry verticals such as Banking, Financial Services, Telecom, Manufacturing, Retail etc.


The program is aimed at enabling the student to develop

  • Deep understanding of technical infrastructure for managing Big Data
  • Skills to handle the entire data analytics life cycle
  • Ability to identify business problems and present insights through visualization skills

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the program, the participant should be able to

  • Appreciate the Potential of Data
  • Plan a Big Data Eco-System
  • Source and Describe Data
  • Manipulate and Process Data
  • Build Data Models
  • Visualize and present insights
  • Apply insights to solve business problems across industry verticals

Career Prospect

After completion of this degree students are expected to be recruited by industry for the position like Data Analyst/Business Analyst/Trainee Data Scientist/Risk Analyst etc. in following sectors;

  • Bank (Business Intelligence Unit)
  • Technology consultancy practice for Business Intelligence
  • BFSI Solutions providers
  • Analytics Solutions Providers
  • Business Analytics & Research industry
  • Information Management Services
  • Software industry
  • Data Management Services

Internship: Internship is a compulsory feature of this Program. The students will go through a formal process of selection by industry. The duration of the internship is 1 year (approx). Eligible students will get stipend during internship.

Eligibility: Graduates in any discipline with a sound academic background and comfort with mathematics and computer programming are eligible

Selection: Through written aptitude test conducted by Centurion University followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. Career marks will be given due weightage.

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