Master of Science in Data Science
Ball State University

Program Details

Ball State University offers an online master’s degree in Data Science. The program focuses on data visualization, programming, and statistics. 

Students will learn high-impact practices in big data that can help advance their career. Classes cover topics including Python, machine learning, SQL, Apache Hadoop, data mining, and more. Graduates will be prepared to earn multiple industry certifications including those offered by SAS Institute.

Careers available to graduates of the online Data Science master’s program include:

  • Software development
  • Network and systems engineering
  • Data analysis and mathematics
  • Financial analysis
  • Business intelligence
  • Health IT
  • Policy analysis and planning

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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ball State University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.75 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Additional Materials May Be Requested, Official College Transcript(s)