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Microsoft’s Online Data Science Program Enrolls in School

The company teams with Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business to offer students access to the Microsoft Professional Degree (MPD) data science program. Microsoft may be bullish on cloud-based analytics, but so is the job market.

To help prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s data-driven workplaces, the Redmond, Wash. software giant announced that it has partnered with Kelley School of Business at Indiana University on a dual-certificate program based on the Microsoft Professional Degree (MPD) data science program. Introduced nearly a year ago and hosted on edX, an open-source online learning platform founded by Harvard and MIT in 2012, the MPD Data Science Degree program was launched to help narrow the data analytics skills gap.

Source: eweek.com
Author: Pedro Hernandez

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