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Merrimack College Data Science Recognition

January 22, 2020

Merrimack College’s Online Master’s Degree in Data Science Recognized Top 20 Nationally recognized Merrimack College’s Master’s Degree in Data Science on its national list of the Best Online Master’s in Data Science Degree Programs for 2020. In addition to being in the top 20 programs on the list, Merrimack College was featured as offering the fastest completion. compared 345 programs and assessed over 130 colleges and universities based on the evaluation criteria of reputation, course strength, cost, and flexibility to arrive at their list of honorees.  Other considerations for included regional accreditation, how colleges and universities consider transfer credits, student engagement, potential return on investment, and leading third party evaluations—all of which factored into the selections for the final list.

Merrimack College’s 100 percent online master’s degree program and graduate certificates in Data Science, Business Analytics, and Healthcare Analytics were developed with guidance from industry leaders to ensure alignment with the current and future needs of employers. The 32-credit master’s degree programs can be completed in 12-16 months and offer 6 session starts per year. Additional details on this recognition can be found by reading the full report that includes the research overview and selection methodology.