Data Analytics Engineering

George Mason University

M.Sc. On Campus
12 months
1412 USD/credit
1412 USD/credit
639 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The MS in Data Analytics Engineering is a Volgenau multidisciplinary degree program, administered by the Department of Statistics at George Mason University, and is designed to provide students with an understanding of the technologies and methodologies necessary for data-driven decision-making.


Data Analytics Engineering students from George Mason University study topics such as data mining, information technology, statistical modeling, predictive analytics, optimization, risk analysis, and data visualization. 

Educational Opportunity

It is aimed at students who wish to become data scientists and analysts in finance, marketing, operations, business/government intelligence and other information intensive groups generating and consuming large amounts of data.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Analytics: Big Data to Information
  • Principles of Data Management and Mining
  • Theory and Applications of Data Mining
  • Analytics and Decision Analysis
  • Applied Statistics and Visualization for Analytics
  • Applied Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application for graduate study and application fee
  • An earned baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, or international equivalent, verified from copies of unofficial transcripts uploaded to the online application Self-Service Center.
  • Copies of unofficial university transcripts and any earned degree 
  • All transcripts from colleges or universities outside the United States must be translated into English
  • Verification of English language proficiency.
  • Official GRE, GMAT, LSAT, or MAT or other official test scores
  • Other supplemental materials specified by your academic program such as essays, departmental forms, portfolios, or interviews 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1412 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1412 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1412 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    639 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 639 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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Data Analytics Engineering
George Mason University


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