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Data Science

Michigan Technological University

M.Sc.
12 months
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21717 USD/year
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About

Today, society generates much more data than organizations are able to effectively consume. As a result, only a tiny fraction of that data is ever analyzed. The result is that the need for trained data scientists is growing exponentially. 

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Overview

Data is produced in almost every sector and can come from a variety of sources such as social media, telecommunications, e-health networks, sensors, satellites, military surveillance, and scientific research. Integrating technical expertise, content knowledge, and well-developed communication skills, Data Scientists occupy a unique niche and possess a skill set that is in very high demand.

In this interdisciplinary degree, students will develop skills related to data mining, predictive analytics, cloud computing, data-science fundamentals, communication, and business acumen. In addition to core courses, students will work with their advisors to select a set of domain-specific courses; in practice, combining technical skills with content knowledge allows students to tailor their degree to particular fields. This unique characteristic of the curriculum enables graduates to gain practical domain knowledge in preparation for immediate employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Data Mining
  • Information Systems Management and Data Analytics
  • Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • Engineering Statistics
  • Biostatistics
  • Statistical Programming and Analysis
  • IS/IT Management
  • Introduction to Business Programming
  • Business Database Management
  • MKT 3600 - Marketing Research
  • Data Structures
  • Database
  • Application Programming Introduction
  • DB Management
  • Web Application Development

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Admissions Decisions made on a rolling basis

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 credits alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
3.4 (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.
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.

English requirements

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).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

To be considered for admission to the Graduate School as a degree- or certificate-seeking student, you need to:

  • have a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution, and
  • be prepared for advanced study in your chosen field, as demonstrated by your previous degree and your scholastic record.
  • Required Materials
  • Student Statements
  • Official Transcripts
  • Admissions Tests
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Program Required Documents:
  • Review all of the documents required by your program(s) of interest prior to beginning the application process. Additional documents/requirements you may need include:
A résumé / curriculum vitaeA writing samplePrerequisite coursesA previous degree in a specified field

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21717 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21717 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    21717 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21717 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

The majority of financial assistance for graduate students at Michigan Tech comes from assistantships. An assistantship includes a stipend, and a proportional amount of tuition and academic fees for full-time enrollment. Assistantship duties are designed to enhance your graduate education experience and provide professional development opportunities.

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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