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The Information Systems and Supply Chain Management (ISSCM) Department in the Bryan School of Business and Economics at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro offers  programs at the undergraduate, master's and doctoral levels. At the undergraduate level students major in Information Systems and Supply Chain Management, at the Master's level in Information Technology and Management (MSITM with or without a Business Analytics concentrations) and at the doctoral level in Information Systems. Faculty and students conduct research in data mining and warehousing,  e-commerce, IT in healthcare, global information  technology management, supply chain management, social inclusion and IT, technology implementation and diffusion, media choice theory and knowledge management.  The ISSCM department is part of the Bryan School of Business and Economics which is accredited by AACSB. The online MSITM program is ranked #12 in the U.S. News 2015 ranking.

The Information Technology and Decisions Sciences Department at University of North Texas offers undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs in both information systems and decision sciences, including an MS in Business Analytics and a BBA focus in Business Analytics. ITDS faculty conduct research in a variety of areas including organizational and individual  information systems issues;  information cybersecurity and trust;  operations modeling;  and text and data mining.  ITDS is part of the College of Business at University of North Texas, a continuously AACSB accredited university since 1961 and is among the thirty largest business schools in the United States.

The Big Data and Analytics Research Center (BDARC) is a state-of-the-art multidisciplinary research center at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s College of Business. The center focuses on developing UTC’s research expertise and recognition in the niche area of applying data science methodologies to study critical and timely problems of high national priority with an increased emphasis on issues of regional importance. The center houses core domain expertise required and partners with several other UTC units and beyond to scientifically grounded solutions using big data approaches. Center’s current core research initiatives involve developing next-generation solutions in the areas of healthcare, sports and smart cities.  www.utc.edu/bdarc