The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering offers the Master of Science in Data Analytics Engineering in order to meet the current and projected demand for a workforce trained in analytics. While the core courses for this program are offered by the College of Engineering, elective courses can be chosen from diverse disciplines spread across various colleges at Northeastern. The program is designed to enable graduating students to address the growing need for professionals who are trained in advanced data analytics and can transform large streams of data into understandable and actionable information for the purpose of making decisions. The key sectors that require analytics professionals include healthcare, smart manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, national security, defense, banking, finance, marketing, and human resources. This degree program seeks to prepare students for a comprehensive list of tasks including collecting, storing, processing and analyzing data, reporting statistics and patterns, drawing conclusions and insights, and making actionable recommendations.