The Computer Science, Data Science Concentration offers the opportunity for students pursuing the Master's Degree Program in Computer Science (MSCS) to develop knowledge and skills in data analysis and visualization, database development, machine learning, and data mining. This concentration will provide an opportunity for the students in Computer Science who would like to pursue their career in data science and data analysis. It will also open the door for those who are interested in working with data across a wide variety of disciplines.
The data science concentration offered by Fitchburg State University will enhance competitiveness and technical knowledge, and prepare students for professional careers in many aspects of managing, mining, integrating, and analyzing big data across a wide array fields such as business, medicine, bioinformatics, government, education, marketing, security, financial management, and many other fields.
Data science careers span almost every sector of industry, government, and academia, and include careers in manufacturing, construction, transportation, warehousing, communication, science, health care, computer science, information technology, retail, sales, marketing, finance, insurance, education, government, security, law enforcement, and more. In fact, according to the McKinsey Global Institute, the US alone will face a shortage of more than 150,000 data analysts and an additional 1.5 million data-savvy managers.
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- Computer Engineering
- Advanced Mathematics for Computer Scientists
- The Practice of Computer Programming
- Theory of Computation
- Operating Systems and Networking
- Object Oriented Analysis and Design
- Design and Analysis of Algorithms
- 24 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , International
Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis.
DisciplinesComputer Sciences Data Science & Big Data Artificial Intelligence View 186 other Masters in Artificial Intelligence in United States
- Official transcript of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the field of computer science, mathematics, engineering or other appropriate field of study
- Three letters of recommendation
- Professional resume
- Official transcripts of graduate level course work from a regionally accredited institution (if applicable)
- Graduate application and fee
International319 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 319 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
National319 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 319 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
In-State334 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 334 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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