Data Analytics - M.S.
The Data Analytics Master of Science degree program is designed to provide students with in-depth knowledge for applying statistical methods and tools to solve real-world problems using data. The program includes core courses in statistical topics as well as advanced applications of data analytics. Students delve into the areas of data mining, analytics, management and visualization, forecasting, modeling, and optimization and simulation which provide skills necessary to fill the current analytics gap and prepare students for both the technical and business challenges posed by big data.
Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:
- Integrate the knowledge of mathematics, statistics and computer science to collect, analyze and interpret data.
- Use data to drive organizational decisions and optimize performance.
- Conduct analysis for advanced data mining strategies to optimize model performance.
- Make recommendations based on the evaluation of the ethical, legal and political issues of data usage and its implications for a given application, market or population.
Master of Science
CreditsPrerequisite Courses *
|FIT1040||Spreadsheet Design for Business Solutions (or passing grade on challenge exam)||3|
|DATA5025||Tools for Data Analytics||3|
|DATA5300||Big Data Analytics||3|
|DATA5350||Text & Web Mining Analytics||3|
|DATA5400||Introduction to Predictive Modeling||3|
|DATA5515||Advanced Topics in Predictive Analytics||3|
|DATA5600||Research Methods in Data Analytics||3|
|DATA5700||Data Analytics Capstone||3|
Prerequisite courses must be completed prior to or concurrently with core courses.