According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for market research analysts is expected to grow by more than 41 percent through the year 2020. To help fulfill the demand for skilled professionals with an understanding of big data, we introduced the B.S. in Data Science. Who better to tell you more about the program than the person who founded it, Professor Feyzi Bagirov?
Ever spent an afternoon volunteering at your local animal shelter? Ever felt it was your responsibility to nurse an injured animal back to health? Ever dreamed of a college that fit your goals and your passions as an animal lover? If so, take a closer look at Becker College.
Current students and alumni are some of the best people you could hear from when researching colleges. Their experiences, insights, and reasons for choosing the school they did can really help you realize if you, too, belong there. That's where "My Becker Stories" comes in. Want to meet some typical Hawks?
It's part of the Becker College mission to create an open and diverse community that welcomes the exchange of ideas with respect, and fosters empowerment for all individuals. If you're a prospective or incoming student, you might like to know that as of this past fall, Becker took one giant step toward equality. And we'll take another one soon!
Absolutely, positively cannot wait to start your next four years at Becker? We can't wait for you to arrive—but until then, the fastest and easiest way for you to stay in the know about life in Worcester is to follow one of many Worcester-related Twitter accounts. Remember, college is an experience, so finding your fit in the community as a whole is just as important as feeling at home on campus. Scroll through our suggestions:
Should you decide to enroll at Becker—and we hope you do!—among the many things you can count on is the fact that you'll be taught by an incredible set of professors. When they're not engaging with students in the classroom or collaborating with them during office hours, they're off doing pretty impressive things that just go to show how knowledgable they are. To give you an idea of what we mean, here is why some of our faculty members are in the news lately...
Calling all parents who peruse this blog! As much as we enjoy fielding questions from prospective students on campus tours, phone calls, and so on, we find it equally fulfilling and important to answer any and all of your inquiries, too. After all, while it's ultimately up to the student to decide where to enroll in college, your thoughts and considerations play a big role in helping them reach that decision. Plus, we're proud of Becker—and we want you to feel comfortable sending your kids here!
"Big data" is talked about a lot these days—how valuable it is, why it's so important... But what exactly is it? Picture enormous amounts of collected information (everything from tweets to web transactions to surveillance videos, for example), which can offer companies beneficial insights and analysis. And now picture a growing demand for talented big data professionals. Sound like something you'd be into? Good news: You can study big data at Becker.
Study in the peaceful shade of an old tree, or take your textbooks to Starbucks for a coffee-induced study date? Surround yourself with a rich history, or embrace a modern present? Whatever your style, you’ll find your fit on either the Leicester or Worcester campus at Becker College. Yes, we offer two! To help you decide where to live should you enroll at Becker, here is some information about each. (And don’t worry—a convenient shuttle links the two campuses, so you’ll never have to give one up.)