2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Oct 21, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Data Analytics, MSDA


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Master of Science in Data Analytics Overview


The well-publicized proliferation of data across all sectors of the global economy has fueled demand for professionals with deep skills in accessing and analyzing data and communicating the resulting information to drive data driven decision-making. The Master’s of Science in Data Analytics (MSDA) is a STEM credential enabling our students to access this large, growing, and financially rewarding career.  It is clear that the emergence of data infused computer applications, internet-based financial and consumer transactions, the need for increased out-come analysis and attention to industry and consumer trends that careers in data analytics are here to stay. It is hard to identify a sector of our society that is not being touched by big data.

Master of Science in Data Analytics Requirements


The Master’s of Science in Data Analytics, MSDA, has a curriculum map of 10 (1 unit) courses.  Nine (9) courses are required and 1 course may be taken from numerous options. Incoming students with a strong math or programming background (i.e., candidates holding a B.S. in Computer Science) may waive up to two of the required courses and replace them with two other course options. Required courses follow:

Optional Courses:

 

 

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