Big Data MS vs MBA


I want to study for either an MBA or an MS in Analytics / Big Data and I am not sure which path would be the best.

I am working as an analyst in a financial firm for three years. I am looking to move up the career ladder if you will, and break into management and eventually C suite. I am only 25 right now so the sky is the limit.

My choices include the Master of Science in Business Analytics from NYU or a more general MBA degree from a school like perhaps Notre Dame.

Can anybody advise which of these or another would be best to meet my goals.
I want to study for either an MBA or an MS in Analytics / Big Data and I am not sure which path would be the best.

I am working as an analyst in a financial firm for three years. I am looking to move up the career ladder if you will, and break into management and eventually C suite. I am only 25 right now so the sky is the limit.

My choices include the Master of Science in Business Analytics from NYU or a more general MBA degree from a school like perhaps Notre Dame.

Can anybody advise which of these or another would be best to meet my goals.
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Duncan
You will need an MBA. Why not take your time and get into a better school than Notre Dame?
You will need an MBA. Why not take your time and get into a better school than Notre Dame?
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Noted! I thought that ND was a solid choice. What else would you suggest?
Noted! I thought that ND was a solid choice. What else would you suggest?
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Duncan
Well, I'd need to know a lot more about you and your goals but, generically, I'd suggest you start at the top of this list and work your eye down to see which might fit your goals:
Georgia Institute of Technology: Scheller
Rice University: Jones
University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler
Indiana University: Kelley
Babson College: Olin
University of Southern California: Marshall
University of Washington: Foster
Well, I'd need to know a lot more about you and your goals but, generically, I'd suggest you start at the top of this list and work your eye down to see which might fit your goals:
Georgia Institute of Technology: Scheller
Rice University: Jones
University of North Carolina: Kenan-Flagler
Indiana University: Kelley
Babson College: Olin
University of Southern California: Marshall
University of Washington: Foster
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