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Mini Master of Big Data and AI

Get a Mini Master in Big Data and AI

Data can help companies improve their operations and make faster, more intelligent business decisions. However, as the volume of available data increases, it becomes more challenging to capture and manage it. The Mini Master of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence lecture series is a response to the expansive growth in data and the corresponding need to store, search, share and analyze massive data sets. In addition, this series will cover a broad range of topics in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and will give participants insight into how AI is applied and used in the industry today.


The Mini Master of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence is relevant to many business and information technology professionals. Participants who would benefit from this program include:

  • Professionals looking to increase their knowledge in data science, big data, and artificial intelligence.
  • Those in career transition or new to the data science profession. Managers or team leaders who work on teams responsible for large data sets and are looking for solutions for their organizations.


Melissa Fink

Program Coordinator
Phone Number
(651) 962-5500
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What You Will Learn

Participants in this program will:

  • Gain an overview of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence topics.
  • Expand knowledge of key concepts in Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, including opportunities and trends. Learn concepts, techniques and methodologies in the field of data science.

Topics covered in the Mini Master of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • DevOps Cloud Computing
  • Database Management Systems Design
  • Data Warehousing Business Intelligence
  • Big Data Engineering
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Visualization
  • Statistical Methods for Data Science
  • Big Data Management

Faculty Highlights

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Logistics, Discounts and Policies

St. Thomas Student and Alumni Discount

Receive 15% off Graduate Programs in Software mini master's programs. To obtain the discount contact Melissa Fink, Program Coordinator, at (651) 962-5500 or email melissa.fink@stthomas.edu for instructions on how to register and receive this discount.

Dislocated Worker Program

If you are part of the Dislocated Worker Program and are receiving funding assistance through a Workforce Center, please contact Melissa Fink, Program Coordinator, at (651) 962-5500 or email melissa.fink@stthomas.edu for directions on how to register. This program is WOIA-certified.

Continuing Education Units

You can earn 2.7 CEUs upon successful completion of program. CEUs are non-credit educational experiences. One CEU is equivalent to 10 contact hours of study.

Refund Policy

The full fee or approved purchase order is due at the time of registration. Registration cannot be processed without payment. Contact Melissa Fink, Program Coordinator, at (651) 962-5500 or email melissa.fink@stthomas.edu for more information. Substitutions or transfers can be made up to the day of the program. If you need to cancel, please call our office at least five working days before the beginning of the program to avoid a 10 percent processing fee. Cancellations made after the program begins are subject to the full fee.