M.Sc. On Campus


Dakota State University

24 months
616 USD/credit 9240 USD/year
616 USD/credit 9240 USD/year
330 USD/credit 4950 USD/year
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In the workforce, the progression of big data careers continues to grow. Professionals with advanced training are needed to solve crucial data-driven issues and assist with analytic-driven decisions. Join a multidisciplinary field and transform the world with the Analytics program from Dakota State University.


Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the MS degree in Analytics, students at the Dakota State University will:

  • Be able to prepare and transform big data sets into actionable information in an easy-to-understand format to support analytics through the use of advanced data processing tools
  • Be able to select the appropriate analytics techniques and apply advanced analytical tools to solve data analytics problems
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of using information technology and computing languages to implement analytics solutions
  • Be able to assess alternative approaches and infrastructures for implementing big data analytics
  • Be able to manage data analytics projects to ensure delivery of a successful data analytics initiative throughout its life cycle
  • Be able to interpret the results of the analysis

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining 
  • Programming for Data Analytics 
  • Big Data Analytics 
  • Statistical Programming
  • Modern Applied Statistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an institution with full regional accreditation for that degree
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
  • Transcripts that show completion of courses in key areas such as programming principles, database design and programming (including familiarity with SQL), and statistical principles

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 616 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9240 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 616 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    4950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 330 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

850 - 1300 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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