Editor’s note: We’re counting down the top ten Grove City College stories of the year. This story is number 7 based on audience interaction and institutional impact. It was originally published Oct. 27.
As one of America’s premier undergraduate institutions, Grove City College announced that it will embark upon a Master of Science in Business Analytics degree program and a Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering & Technology Management degree program, beginning fall 2021.
“With these new programs, the College is advancing its mission to prepare strong and ethical leaders through advanced studies in business and engineering,” said President Paul J. McNulty ’80. “We are excited about the continuing growth of the College into new areas,” said McNulty, noting that “each of these graduate programs can be completed in as little as one year with tuition rates far less than state and national averages for similar degrees.”
- Master of Science in Business Analytics – The demand for business analytics professionals is growing and it is hard to imagine a sector of the economy that does not face strategic challenges that data can help inform.
The 30-credit online Master of Science in Business Analytics degree affords graduates a wide variety of opportunities in business, healthcare, entrepreneurship and many other fields, serving in roles such as computer systems, management and operations research analysts, logisticians, data scientists and data engineers. Business analytics graduates often work in a variety of sectors such as the oil and gas industry, construction, retail, manufacturing, marketing and more.
The program is offered entirely online and full-time and part-time tracks are available. For more information about the new Master of Science in Business Analytics degree, visit gcc.edu/GSBUSA.
The 30-credit Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering & Technology Management is designed to equip students to take on critical technical leadership positions. Systems engineering graduates are recruited for positions across industries including software development, computer hardware engineering, academia, government and industrial research, component manufacturing and system innovation and integration.
Full- and part-time tracks are available. For more about the Master of Engineering in Systems Engineering & Technology Management degree, visit gcc.edu/GSSYSE.
The College has recently been accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education to award master’s degrees.
The Department of Graduate and Online Programs is inviting current undergraduate students and prospective adult learners, who may be interested in an advanced degree, to contact the Department of Graduate and Online Programs and learn more about taking that next step in pursuing professional education and career development. Application submission begins Dec. 1.
For more about these graduate programs and how to enroll, visit gcc.edu/gradprograms or contact Dr. Christy L. Crute, executive director of Graduate and Online Programs, at 724.458.2027 or GraduatePrograms@gcc.edu.