CenturyLink supports degree in analytics

November 21, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business received an investment from CenturyLink to support the Master of Science in Analytics (MSA) program on Oct. 19, 2017.

CenturyLink is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. 

“In today’s business environment, an understanding of analytics is key,” said E. J. Ourso College of Business Dean Richard White Jr. “Thanks to support from CenturyLink, we can make sure our MSA students have access to high-quality instruction and experiential learning. We are thankful to have them as a corporate partner.”

The MSA degree is offered by the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems in collaboration with the Department of Experimental Statistics and the Department of Marketing. It is designed to prepare students to use data-driven methods to contribute to organizational effectiveness and guide decisions. A full program description is available here.


About the E. J. Ourso College of Business

Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college has made it a priority to provide its faculty with the resources it needs to further research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for a global work environment. For more news and information about the E. J. Ourso College, visit lsu.edu/business.


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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business