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M.Sc. Online

Data Science

National University

12 months
Duration
1989 USD/module
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About

The culmination of the Data Science program at the National University is a three-month capstone project where real data from sponsoring organizations or publicly available data will be used to solve specialized problems in analytical database design, programming, implementation, or optimization. 

Overview

Previous academic studies or industrial experience in such areas as math, statistics, computer programming, engineering, or science are helpful prerequisites for this masters program. This Data Science program at the National University is appropriate for both experienced professionals as well as recent college graduates.

Program Learning Outcomes 

  • Integrate components of data analytics to produce knowledge-based solutions for real-world challenges using public and private data sources.
  • Evaluate data management methods and technologies used to improve integrated use of data.
  • Construct data files using advanced statistical and data programming techniques to solve practical problems in data analytics.
  • Design an analytic strategy to frame a potential issue and solution relevant to the community and stakeholders.
  • Develop team skills to ethically research, develop, and evaluate analytic solutions to improve organizational performance.
  • Design data marts.
  • Analyze complex database queries for real-world analytical applications.
  • Design medium to large data warehouses.
  • Evaluate machine learning methods and strategies for advanced data mining.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Analytics
  • Analytic Models & Data Systems
  • Data Management for Analytics
  • Data Mining Techniques 
  • Advanced Analytic Applications

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Online intakes: Monthly

Credits

45 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university where an overall grade point average of 2.5 or better was achieved, or where a grade point average of 2.75 or higher was achieved in the last 90 quarter units. 
    • Students with a grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be admitted to the University if they have a satisfactory score on one of the following tests: GMAT, GRE, Miller Analogies Test, or an approved, standardized program-specific exam. These tests are NOT required for those with a GPA over 2.5.
    • Students with an undergraduate grade point average of 2.0 to 2.49 may be accepted to National University on a probationary status (instead of taking the above tests).
    • Preliminary documentation of prior education must be presented at required interview with an admissions advisor. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
    • Proof of Financial Support: $33,500

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1989 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1989 USD per module during 12 months.
  • National

    1989 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1989 USD per module 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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