Master of Science in Computer Science / Big Data Science
University of the Potomac

Program Details

The Master of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Big Data Science from the University of the Potomac is an online data science degree for those interested in working with data in a growing career field.  As the amounts of data grow in the technological world, so does the need for professionals capable of turning this data into something that is both useful and understandable.  With this data science degree, you will gain the knowledge and skills needed to analyze the data and then prepare it for use by businesses and industries, allowing them to use this data to further their success.  Students complete such courses as:

  • Data Mining
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Preparation and Analysis
  • Capstone – Data Integration, Warehousing, Provenance, and Analysis

All students completing a Master of Science in Computer Science, regardless of concentration, will study various topics, including software engineering, mobile computing, data analytics, and high-performance computing.  Combining theory and applied research, this online degree provides comprehensive knowledge in current trends in the field through courses taught by qualified, real-world professional faculty.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

University of the Potomac is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s)