Master of Science in Data Analytics
University of Illinois at Springfield

Program Details

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
  • Statistician
  • E-commerce analyst
  • Market research analyst
  • Information security analyst
  • Environmental data specialist

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Illinois at Springfield is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • 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.