According to Statista, the total amount of data consumed around the globe is expected to more than double in the next five years, from 79 zettabytes in 2021 to more than 180 zettabytes in 2025. That’s zettabytes — as in 180 trillion gigabytes.
In an era when Big Data is getting, well, much much bigger, demand is soaring for professionals who can make sense of all that information while applying insights to increasingly complex business problems. GMAC reports that 62% of corporate recruiters plan to hire MSBA graduates in 2021, up from 47% in 2020.
Business schools are responding to the market demand. The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced a new full-time Master’s of Science in Business Analytics just this month while Michigan Ross announced its new MSBA in August. They’re