Master of Science in Data Science & Analytics
University of Missouri-Columbia

Program Details

The master’s degree in Data Science and Analytics gives students the knowledge, tools, and experience to be able to turn big data into smart data. Skilled data scientists can help companies in any industry solve complex data problems.

The program provides real-world experience in applying state-of-the-art data science tools and techniques. Students learn about the ethics and security mechanisms required to keep large-scale data collections safe. Graduates will be skilled in communicating their findings to a broad audience using a variety of visualization and presentation methods.

Students in this online computer science degree program can choose from five concentrations:

  • BioHealth Analytics
  • Geospatial Analytics
  • High Performance Computing
  • Human Centered Science Design
  • Strategic Communications and Data Journalism

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Missouri-Columbia 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), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Two campus visits are required.
  • Ten percent military tuition discounts are available for eligible applicants.