Why ECE?

Emory Continuing Education is focused on developing the new skill sets needed by industries and fields with tremendous potential for growth: healthcare, business intelligence, Big Data analytics and cybersecurity.

ECE strives for offering practical and applied training programs to help with achieving your dream of an exciting career. All programs are conducted with the help of the industry practitioners to make sure there are no gaps between the acquired skill sets and the needs and requirements of the potential employers.

The success of the programs is demonstrated by the testimonials received from current and graduated professionals. Some of the reasons for the success of our programs are their hands-on training, close relationship with industry, highly experienced faculty and guest lecturers, student selection process, and the innovative structure of the curriculum. Please contact us to learn more about these exciting programs.

The course is intended and is best suited for the following prospective participants:

  • Individuals and college graduates interested in a big data career as data scientist who have already earned a degree in or equivalent practical experience in business, science, engineering, software and data processing
  • Business intelligence professionals and data analysts who are interested in becoming knowledgeable about Big Data Analytics
  • Business leaders who are contemplating the applicability and utility of big data analytics in their businesses
  • Managers and executives who are interested in becoming effective participants in the selection, implementation and competent use of big data analytic solutions in their businesses


Accelerated Training in Big Data and Data Analytics is an intensive professional development program. The focus is to use an innovative curriculum structure, a novel delivery model, and outplacement support to prepare students for employment in the surging Big Data/Analytics field in the shortest time possible.

The delivery of the course is presented by industry professionals who possess years of in-depth field experience along with hands-on learning using Splunk. Through exposure to industry practitioners and experts, program participants will gain valuable insight about Big Data/Analytics real world experiences.