Bryant Launches Graduate Programs in Business Analytics, Data Science, Health Informatics and Tax


SMITHFIELD, RI, September 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Bryant University announces the launch of four new graduate programs to equip students and working professionals with the advanced knowledge, skills and credentials needed to succeed in the data-driven global digital economy. New STEM Designate Master’s programs in Business Analytics, Data Science and Healthcare Informatics enroll for fall 2023. The Master in Taxation will be delivered online and is also scheduled for next fall.

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Through Bryant’s market-driven approach and real-world experiential training, the new programs answer the call for educated and skilled professionals to play key roles in key industries where scientists and analysts from Skilled data are in high demand, including health sciences, financial services, accounting, digital marketing, cybersecurity, manufacturing and energy.

The development of new graduate programs aligned with the evolution of labor demand is a key element of Bryant University Vision 2030 strategic plan.

“Through Vision 2030, we are forging a new era of growth and academic innovation at Bryant University,” says Bryant University President and respected economist Ross Gittelldoctorate. “The value and return on investment of our innovative and highly rated academic programs are increasingly attracting the attention of students, families, alumni, media and corporate partners around the world.”

The return on investment for a Bryant education is in the top 1% nationally, according to a recent survey by the Georgetown University Center on Education and Workforce.

“Advances in technology, artificial intelligence and machine learning are increasingly integral to life and business today. There is an urgent need for leaders and analysts who can see the connections and innovate to develop smart, effective strategies that solve problems,” says Provost and CEO Rupendra Paliwal Ph.D. “These new graduate programs build on our historic strengths to prepare our students to be valuable leaders, disruptors and contributors everywhere.”

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The Master of Science in Business Analytics prepares future business leaders to use advanced analytics to support organizational goals and strategies and to use analytics to tell compelling stories that impact business strategy. Working with state-of-the-art business analytics tools and techniques, students learn the entire data analytics lifecycle process, from understanding the business, preparing the data, exploring data, creating models, visualizing and communicating data.

Building on the strengths of Bryant University In business and undergraduate data science programs, the MSDS curriculum is applied with a business foundation and helps train the next generation of data scientists to work in a variety of fields. Core courses in the program include data ethics, statistics, machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, large-scale data analytics, and more.

Health informatics is an interdisciplinary field of study in the health industry that uses information technology to organize and analyze health data and records to improve health care outcomes. Bryant’s program provides a holistic understanding of the healthcare system and emphasizes the need for collaboration to improve healthcare delivery and patient outcomes. Graduates of the program are equipped with knowledge of the healthcare industry and the technological solutions and technical skills necessary to effectively analyze complex healthcare data, manage evolving healthcare information systems and support the increased use of electronic health records.

Bryant’s Master of Science in Taxation, offered online, will prepare graduates to enhance or launch their professional accounting careers with a focus on taxation. The MST program will integrate data analysis and visualization with machine learning technology to ensure graduates are well equipped to better serve their organizations and clients. Graduates will be prepared to advise on retirement and compensation plans as well as navigate estate planning.

For more information About Bryant’s graduate programs, contact the Bryant Graduate Programs Office.

About Bryant University

For 160 years, Bryant University has been at the forefront of delivering an exceptional education that anticipates the future and prepares students to be innovative leaders of character in a changing world. Visit www.bryant.edu.

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