Put public universities & Catholic schools on your shortlist for Kansas analytics programs. If you glance through our listings of KS analytics degrees & certificates, you’ll see a number of well-known names with solid reputations. Better yet, they offer both undergraduate & graduate pathways. The University of Kansas has even developed a PhD program.
Research & Career-Building
Start by investigating research institutes & centers at the bigger universities—they often have ties to industry partners. Chat to faculty in KU’s Center for Business Analytics Research (CBAR) or EECS researchers who specialize in Data Science & Engineering. Visit K-State’s Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science (CAIDS) and learn more about all of its labs. Interested in healthcare data? Explore the KU School of Nursing’s Center for Healthcare Quality Research and Data Science (CHQR). You might also wish to ask about the Kansas Data Science Consortium, which is spearheaded by KU, K-State & Wichita State.
Major analytics conferences are often confined to the coasts and big cities like Houston or Chicago. But you always have the option to see what’s happening in Kansas City. The Midwest Big Data Hub also has a list of upcoming webinars & events.