Prospective online learners have many free and paid options in the increasingly popular and relevant field
In the 21st-century workforce, knowledge of big data is useful in virtually any industry, experts say. It was the desire for a degree in the field that drove John Cook, an analyst at Marriott International, to online education about two years ago. The 32-year-old Maryland resident wanted to gain a more in-depth knowledge of data analytics and decided to pursue his master’s online through the University of Maryland University College. The flexibility of online learning, Cook says, allows him to balance work and family responsibilities with an education that can ultimately boost his career.
Author: Jordan Friedman