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M.Sc. Online

Data Science

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

12 months
Duration
850 USD/credit 30600 USD/year
850 USD/credit 30600 USD/year
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About

The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's master of science in Data Science is a fully online degree program intended for students with a bachelor’s degree in math, statistics, analytics, computer science or marketing.

Overview

The rigorous program is the first online master's degree in data science offered in the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and is helping fill a critical need for data scientists. Using analytics, statistics, programming, business and storytelling, data scientists have the unique and important job of transforming big data into actionable insights. 

The field is already growing at an incredible pace, and as today's world continues to generate more and more data, employers across the country are in consistent need of professionals who know how to understand and interpret data. 

Designed with input from industry leaders, the data science program offers a comprehensive, multidisciplinary curriculum grounded in computer science, math and statistics, management and communication. Coursework throughout the degree will show you how to clean, organize, analyze and interpret data using current industry tools and analytical methods. 

Graduates of the Data Science graduate program leave with the knowledge, skills and tools necessary to mine data sets, find patterns and communicate ways to make use of the findings. 

The intensive program prepares you for expertise in a number of specialized areas  including data mining and warehousing, predictive analytics, statistical modeling, database infrastructures and data management, machine learning and analytics-based decision making  making you a versatile and highly sought-after employee. 

Data science jobs

  • Data scientist
  • Data or research analyst/manager
  • Data warehouse architect
  • Enterprise strategy consultant
  • Business intelligence manager/analyst
  • Hadoop engineer
  • Market intelligence analyst/manager

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Data Science
  • Statistical Methods
  • Programming for Data Science
  • Big Data: High-Performance Computing
  • Communicating about Data
  • Visualization and Unstructured Data Analysis
  • Ethics of Data Science
  • Data Science and Strategic Decision Making

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official college transcripts (from each institution you attended).
  • Your resume.
  • Two letters of recommendation (can be professional or academic).
  • A personal statement of up to 1,000 words describing the reasons behind your decision to pursue this degree and what you believe you will bring to the data science field.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0. Students with a GPA of less than 3.0 may be considered for provisional admission.
  • Recent prerequisite coursework in elementary statistics, introductory computer programming and introduction to databases. Relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of this coursework.
  • No aptitude tests (GMAT, GRE) are required. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 12 months.

Funding

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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