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Computer Science, Data Science Concentration

Fitchburg State University

M.Sc. On Campus Online
24 months
Duration
319 USD/credit
319 USD/credit
334 USD/credit
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About

The Master's Degree Program in Computer Science, Data Science Concentration offered by Fitchburg State University provides an opportunity for graduate students to obtain competitive skills and knowledge to succeed as computer scientists in the constantly developing high-technology marketplace.

Overview

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.

Career Opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Completed applications are reviewed on a rolling admission basis.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

34 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.8

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    319 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 319 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    319 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 319 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    334 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 334 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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