Post Graduate Program in Analytics

The Post Graduate Program in Analytics (PGPA) is a rigorous, application-oriented one year program. PGPA is based on USC Viterbi’s Master of Science in Data Informatics and extensively leverages research and best practices in the fields of analytics, data sciences, and informatics.

The program will put you on a fast track path for a rewarding career in the rapidly growing fields of business analytics, big data, and data science. It will enable you to manage and derive insights from large data sets for enterprises, and also build systems that can help companies to leverage data for effective decision making.

The program faculty includes professors from the world-renowned Viterbi School of Engineering at the University of Southern California, as well as experienced professionals from industry. PGPA is a continuing education program that awards participants the USC Certificate of Completion and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) upon successful completion. The program’s course delivery is blended in design, combining classroom sessions with live online and self-paced online sessions and is tailored for the busy schedules of promising working professionals.

Courses offered by Professional Programs can be tailored to meet the needs of your organization - including content, timing and location. For more information, please contact

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USC Viterbi School of Engineering provides tailored course offerings to meet the needs of your organization - including content, timing and location.

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Published on May 24th, 2017

Last updated on April 11th, 2023