Program Overview

Online Master of Science in Data Science

The Master of Science in Data Science program provides students with background and insights into the key mathematical and computer science issues involved in the analysis of massive data sets. Professionals with this expertise can work on behalf of organizations that collect tremendous quantities of data.  These organizations employ data scientists to develop effective solutions for distilling meaning from what would otherwise be a disorganized bundle of seemingly disconnected data points. Data Scientists specialize in developing solutions for organizations to accomplish this goal.

Degree Highlights:

  • Two concentration options:
    • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics
    • Computer Science
  • 100% online format
  • Complete in as little as 2 years

Why Choose Lewis University?

  • Personalized, flexible education that fits your career goals, with the option to choose a targeted concentration area.
  • Relatable and engaging coursework is based off real-world examples ensuring that what you are able to fully leverage the skills immediately in your career.
  • Experienced faculty who have tremendous industry experience and who share their passion for computer science and the latest learning in a fast-changing field.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Master

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
    • Full admission requires 3.0 GPA or higher on a 4.0 scale
    • Provisional admission may be granted for GPA under 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and completion of 9 credit hours in the program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • 24 years of age
    • 3 years of work experience
    • Completed application
    • Official academic transcripts from all colleges attended
    • Personal essay
    • Two letters of recommendation

    School Overview

    Take Your Career to the Next Level

    Lewis University is a regionally accredited, not-for-profit university committed to student success. Earn your advanced education conveniently online at Lewis that'll fit your busy lifestyle and help you achieve your professional and personal goals

    Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis University prepares a community of graduates who lead the world in protecting human rights and advancing social justice. The university's small classes enable students to receive individualized attention from faculty who are experts in their fields and bring real-world experience to the online classroom. Lewis offers convenient, online programs in leadership, business, science, technology, criminal justice, higher education and more.

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