Online Programs That Deliver a Difference

In the years since the W. P. Carey School of Business began offering an MBA program online more than a decade ago, it has become a fast-growing option for students around the world. But all online degrees are not the same. U.S. News & World Report first began ranking online MBA programs in 2012, and W. P. Carey has …

IT, Big Data, and the Sony Pictures Hack

On Nov. 24, 2014, Sony Pictures learned that sensitive corporate email accounts — at the very least — had been hacked. Suspicion leaned to North Korea, which months earlier had threatened the movie studio with action if it planned to release The Interview, a political satire that centers around a CIA plot to assassinate Kim …

Preparing Data Professionals for the World Ahead

The explosion of data science isn’t cooling off. In fact, the role of data across organizations and industries keeps expanding. To manage the data, to manage the implications of the data, and to manage what the data helps companies do next, new types of roles and career opportunities are opening up every year. Available as …

No. 1 Online MBA for Veterans

The W. P. Carey School of Business delivers the nation’s No. 1 online graduate business program for veterans, according to rankings issued by U.S. News & World Report this week. The second annual Best Online Programs for Veterans rankings featured two top-ranked graduate programs from Arizona State University: the W. P. Carey School of Business and Ira A. Fulton …

W. P. Carey Ranked No. 2 for Online Programs

For the second year in a row, the W. P. Carey School of Business has been ranked No. 2 in the nation for Online Graduate Business Programs by U.S. News & World Report. It speaks to not only the quality of our academics, but also admissions selectivity, student services and the technology platform used in our programs, …

The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century

The term “data scientist” has only been around since 2008, but already there are tens of thousands of these big data analysts working for start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and government agencies. The trend is only going to continue growing, which is why Harvard Business Review calls data scientists “the sexiest job of the 21st …

Big Data: Bigger Every Day

A recent Harvard Business Review survey of Fortune 500 companies and federal agency executives revealed a major trend: 85% of those companies had big data initiatives underway or in the planning stage. They were certain that data analysis played a major role in their future, but were less clear about where the talent to run …

Top 5 Reasons to Get Your MSIM Degree

You’ve been considering going back to school for a graduate degree. It can help you advance your career, learn more, and earn more. But which degree is right for you and which school offers the best fit for your career, life, and goals? There are many reasons to pursue an information management degree, but here …

The Value of a World-Renowned Degree

Figuring out if you should go back to school is a difficult decision, and finding the right school can be just as difficult. According to a 2010 Education Dynamics study, a school’s reputation is the number one concern for graduate students when choosing a school to attend. Did You Know… The W. P. Carey School is one …

The Future of Business Analytics

Digital data will flood the planet — and help us understand it better. According to the latest projections, by 2015 we will have more bits in our digital universe than stars in our physical universe. So companies will need analysts who can explore and dissect all that data to help them drive change. Where’s the …