100% Online Master’s Degree and Graduate Certificate in Data Science
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MS in Data Science
The 100% online degree features 8 courses that can be completed in 12-16 months, with no background in coding or statistics required. The MS in Data Science program has over 125 graduates working at companies such as Capital One, IBM, Indeed.com, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Microsoft, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, and more.
Graduate Certificate in Data Science
The Graduate Certificate in Data Science includes the first three “core” courses in R, Python, statistics, and data visualization. Students can start with the 12-credit certificate and apply the credits towards the 32-credit MS in Data Science program.
Potential Career Paths
Data-driven professionals with a master’s degree and advanced skill sets are in high demand, earning significantly more than those with a bachelor’s degree alone.
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MS in Data Science
MS in Data Science Curriculum
*Graduate Certificate curriculum includes the three “foundational” courses.
Looking for an Advanced Data Science track? Skip the fundamentals!
Students with prior educational achievement or work experience can request a waiver of the required courses R and Python Programming and Visual Data Exploration and replace them with additional electives.
Students already working in the industry can use a real-life project to complete their capstone – approval from the program director is needed.
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