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Analytics - Discovery Informatics and Data Sciences

18 months
30888 USD/year
30888 USD/year
21600 USD/year
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The Analytics - Discovery Informatics and Data Sciences program of Rutgers University prepares students for data-driven decision making. The curriculum integrates courses in analytics/data science with courses in business and management, through a professionally guided curriculum.


The Analytics - Discovery Informatics and Data Sciences program of Rutgers University gives students multiple hands on course projects that give them the opportunity to partner with companies, nonprofits, and government agencies. Students are also given the opportunity to do semester long projects through the MBS Externship Exchange program, open to working students, online students, and full/part time students. MBS courses are offered to help working professionals get ahead, with our courses being offered in the evenings and hybrid/online. The MBS Analytics curriculum brings together the fields of computer science, statistics, machine learning, data mining and big data. Students will obtain a variety of skills including the ability to analyze large datasets, the ability to develop modeling solutions to support decision making, and a thorough understanding of how data analysis drives business decision making.

Employment Opportunities

Opportunities in analytics are plentiful in the tri-state area (New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania). This program prepares students for careers in predictive modeling, business intelligence, analytics, data mining in data-driven industries such as marketing, finance, health care, biotechnology and others. Our students have excellent outcomes, with a 96% employment rate within 6 months of graduation, working for companies such as JP Morgan, Barclays Investment Bank, Bloomberg LP, the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, Deloitte, Accenture, and more.

Matching Skills to the Careers You Want: We frequently perform labor analysis of skills requested by employers by industry. The four industries we target in a broad labor analysis match to our Analytics Pathways. These account for about 40% of the analytics roles requested by employers in 2018. These skills are utilized to help match students to electives and core courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Finance and Accounting
  • Market Assessment & Analysis
  • Communication  & Professional Development
  • Analytics
  • Database and Data Warehousing
  • Cloud Computing & Big Data

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


28 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or related degree, with a GPA of at least 3.0 (a B average).
  • Students must have at least 1 year of calculus (2 semesters and can be taken anywhere). Students must also have an undergraduate level programming course and statistics course for this track.
  • Those without an undergraduate level course in both programming and statistics may need to take introductory course(s) which can count towards the degree.  Unsure if you're a good fit? Attend one of our online or in-person information sessions or set up an appointment with an advisor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15444 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    30888 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15444 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • In-State

    21600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10800 USD per semester during 18 months.
  • $10800 for online option

Living costs for New Brunswick

1204 - 2963 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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