2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Master of Science in Data Analytics

CIP: 110199

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Data Analytics program is designed for those who want to learn how to locate, extract, and transform data into meaningful information by using appropriate analytic tools. Students will learn to apply descriptive and prescriptive analytic techniques in order to inform data-driven business decisions. 

Admissions Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution AND

Documentation of ONE of the following:

GMAT or GRE score (440/285) OR

3.25 Overall undergraduate GPA OR

3 years of full-time work experience OR

Master’s degree from a regionally-accredited institution with at least a 3.0 GPA

Research/Professional Component:

All graduate students must complete a research or professional development component as part of their requirements for graduation. Students in the M.S. in Data Analytics program will complete a professional development experience in the CSIS 44-688 Data Analytics Capstone course. 

Required Courses

CSIS 44608Data Analytics Fundamentals


CSIS 44609Practical Evaluation of Data


CSIS 44613Data Visualization


CSIS 44620Web MIning and Applied Natural Language Processing


CSIS 44632Business Intelligence and Analytics


CSIS 44638Financial Modeling and Decision Making for IT


CSIS 44661Databases for Analytics


CSIS 44670Applied Machine Learning


CSIS 44671Streaming Data


CSIS 44688Data Analytics Capstone Project


Total Credit Hours: 30