The MS degree in Data Analytics from the University of Illinois at Springfield combines the foundational mathematical knowledge of data science and the computational methods and tools for processing data sets. Students will learn how to interpret, analyze, represent, and visualize large amounts of information to extract important insights.
Courses allow students to learn programming with R, Python, Scala, and Java. Several courses have significant hands-on components involving real-world problems. Graduates will be prepared to enter a professional career or enter a PhD program.
Potential career paths for students in this online masters in data science include:
- Big data developer
- Data analyst
- E-commerce analyst
- Market research analyst
- Information security analyst
- Environmental data specialist
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Illinois at Springfield is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsProof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent
- A completed program of study similar to a bachelor’s degree in computer science is required.
- Non-US residents that are not residing in the US are not admitted into the online master's program.