12 months
1046 USD/credit 31380 USD/year
1046 USD/credit 31380 USD/year
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Cultivate the knowledge and practical skills required to collect, classify, analyze, and model data at large and ultra-large scales and across domains using statistics, computer science, machine learning, and software engineering with this online Data Analytics master's degree program at Pennsylvania State University. 


Learn to design, implement, and apply data management techniques with the online Master of Professional Studies in Data Analytics degree at Pennsylvania State University. This fully online program helps professionals acquire the technical expertise and analytical skills to help them uncover and leverage large data sets to efficiently make informed decisions that may increase productivity and profits, expand organizational offerings, better define competitive advantage, and more.   

Learning outcomes

  • learn how to frame analytics problems, identify data sources, determine analytics methodologies, and design and deploy analytics systems at scale
  • demonstrate fundamental understanding of data mining principles, including supervised and unsupervised machine learning and statistical modeling
  • gain skills to effectively communicate data-driven findings to executive stakeholders
  • obtain practical, hand-on experience with contemporary "big data" platforms and tools, including R, Python and its libraries, Tableau, SQL and NoSQL databases, Hadoop, and the Apache suite
  • apply data science and analytics to real-world data sets across domains

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Predictive Analytics
  • Data Mining
  • Applied Statistics
  • Database Design Concepts
  • Data, GIS, and Applied Demography
  • Demographic Techniques             
  • Enterprise Analytics Strategies
  • Large-Scale Databases for Real-Time Analytics 
  • Analytics Programming in Python 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution or a tertiary (postsecondary) degree that is deemed comparable to a four-year bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited U.S. institution. 
  • Official transcripts from each institution attended
  • GPA and Test Scores — Postsecondary (undergraduate), junior/senior (last two years) GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale is required.
  • English Proficiency
  • Reference
  • Statement of Purpose — In one page, describe your specific career goals and objectives, prior experience relevant to the decision to pursue an advanced degree, and other information that may be useful to the admissions committee. Upload your one-page statement to the online application.
  • Vita or Résumé — A listing of your professional experience. Upload to the online application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1046 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    31380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1046 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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