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Computer Science, B.S. – Big Data Management & Analytics Concentration

Gain the technological and analytical skills you'll need to become a highly sought-after computer science professional trained to handle big data.

What You’ll Learn

The Computer Science, B.S. program with a concentration in Big Data Management & Analytics is a joint effort between IBM and New York Tech that will prepare you for a role understanding and managing one of the world’s most important assets—big data.

You’ll study a variety of topics such as data collection, data organization, information retrieval, and data mining. You’ll also complete lab exercises that use IBM InfoSphere BigInsights and IBM INfoSphere Streams.

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in our co-op program or work on funded research projects for the Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, among others alongside faculty at New York Tech’s Entrepreneurship and Technology Innovation Center (ETIC). Many students publish their work in recognized journals as part of the Undergraduate Research & Entrepreneurial Program (UREP).

See our Educational Objectives and Student Outcomes for more information.

For those interested in even greater career preparation, the Accelerated M.S. Options program offers you the opportunity to earn both a B.S. in Computer Science and an M.S. in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, or Data Science in just five years.

Career Options

  • Big Data Developer/Engineer
  • Computer Engineer
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Data Analyst/Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Interface Designer
  • Software Development Engineer
  • Systems Analyst
Nicholas Cariello (B.S. ‘18, M.S. ‘19)

Cyber Engineer

After completing the accelerated 5-year B.S./M.S. degree program, Nick was offered a full-time position as a cybersecurity engineer at IBM.

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Constanza Cabrera (B.S. ‘18)

IBM

A summer internship at IBM provided Constanza with the opportunity to put her skills to the test and learn how to excel in a professional environment.

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Jimmy Marsanico (B.S. ’12)

Bloomberg

Now an enterprise product manager at Bloomberg L.P., Jimmy has his sights set on starting his own company one day.

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Accreditation

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The Computer Science, B.S. program on the Long Island and New York City campuses is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Program Criteria for Computer Science and similarly named computing programs.

How You’ll Succeed

Upon graduation, you will have the skills to be creative, inquisitive, analytical, and detail-oriented while developing computer applications in a number of frameworks. You’ll also stand out to employers thanks to your opportunities to participate in research projects in areas such as cybersecurity, healthcare, and energy, have your work published in peer-reviewed journals, and present at major conferences.

Students in this degree program can apply to participate in New York Tech's 24-week cooperative (co-op) employment program during their junior or senior year. Get more info and apply.

International F-1 students who successfully complete this degree are eligible for an additional 24-month STEM OPT extension to work in the U.S. in an area directly related to their area of study immediately upon completing the customary 12-month post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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Accreditation

The Computer Science, B.S. program on the Long Island and New York City campuses is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the General Criteria and the Program Criteria for Computer Science and similarly named computing programs.

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