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Data Science

University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
842 USD/credit
842 USD/credit
842 USD/credit
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About

Today, data-savvy professionals who possess the requisite skills in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics and visualization are in high demand.

Overview

McKinsey Group estimates that in the U.S. alone, 4 million positions will require data science skills by 2018. Professionals with these skills will enable their employers to become high-performance, data-driven organizations that make better decisions based on deep knowledge and understanding.With an understanding that organizations in virtually every industry need qualified professionals with the skills to transform big data into big insights and better decisions, the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has developed a collaborative online Master of Science in Data Science with UW partners. The program will teach you how to clean, organize, analyze and interpret unstructured data, deriving knowledge and communicating your discoveries clearly to stakeholders using sophisticated visualization techniques and other means.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Foundations of Data Science
  • Statistical Methods
  • Programming for Data Science
  • Data Warehousing

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

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.
Required
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

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.
73
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).
5.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed UW System graduate application.
  • $56 graduate application fee.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended (both undergraduate and graduate).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    842 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 842 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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