M.Sc. On Campus

Data Analytics

University of Houston Downtown

12 months
9102 USD/year
9102 USD/year
4794 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Master of Science in Data Analytics (MSDA) at the University of Houston Downtown is a theory and application-based program that will provide students with a broad education in advanced statistics, digital data acquisition, digital data management, data analysis, and data presentation. 


The MS in Data Analytics at the University of Houston Downtown is designed to meet the increasing need for highly skilled data analysts who can analyze the growing amount of data confronting in a variety of disciplines, and transform it into usable information for use in decision-making. The program is a university-wide collaboration that delivers rigorous training in statistical analysis and computational techniques and provides mastery of data analysis tied to interdisciplinary applications. 

Students in the program study 27 hours of foundation courses with topics in regression analysis, multivariate analysis, experimental design, nonparametric analysis, statistical modeling, simulation, mathematical theory for data analysis, and statistical computing. 

Students also take 6 hours of interdisciplinary application courses in business management, science, criminal justice, education, communication, and social sciences. In the final semester, students will have the opportunity to engage in research or real-world applications with faculty members at UHD and other collaborators of UHD faculty and/or internships with partnering businesses, industry, and government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Time Series Analysis
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Multivariate Analysis and Nonparametic Statistics
  • Project Management
  • Data Mining
  • Database Management Systems

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply for admissions using the Apply Texas Application online.
  • Submit official transcripts from all institutions previously attended including the institution where your bachelor’s degree or equivalent was awarded.
  • Additional supporting documents are required for each specific program; please visit the program website for program requirements and other information.
  • Submit your $80 admissions application fee.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    9102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4551 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    9102 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4551 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    4794 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2397 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Houston

1067 - 1950 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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