Competitive Tuition – $20,800! Finish in 16 months and be ready to meet the demands of a career in one of the hottest and fastest-growing fields in America.
Gain the skills needed to move into a rewarding, high-paying career. The online MS in Data Science program from Merrimack College develops well-rounded professionals with the hard and soft skills necessary to start and build a successful career in the field of data science. Designed for those beginning or advancing their career in the field of data science, graduates will leave the program with skills in coding, predictive modeling, machine learning, data storytelling, and problem formulation.
The program features an innovative curriculum that builds a strong foundation of key data science skills starting with courses in R and Python, statistics, and data visualization. Core courses emphasize creating and validating predictive models and using machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to conduct supervised and unsupervised learning. Students will apply their modeling and data analytic skills to real-life applications in areas such as the healthcare environment, social media/marketing, and sports analytics, and will complete a capstone project that takes a data set through the full data science lifecycle.
The projects and coursework in this program were designed under the guidance of faculty experts and industry professionals to develop the data science skills employers need and hiring managers seek.
Graduates of the M.S. in Data Science program are leading successful careers at companies such as:
Blue Cross Blue Shield | Capital One | Cigna | CVS Health | IBM | Indeed.com| Liberty Mutual Insurance | Microsoft | Staples | Thermo Fisher Scientific | Vertex Pharmaceuticals