Master of Science in Computer Science / Data Analytics
University of West Florida

Program Details

The Master of Science in Computer Science with a concentration in Data Analytics is an online data science degree from The University of West Florida that helps you stay competitive in the field.  The curriculum is a combination of modern topics in computer science and technology along with foundational skills in computer science and data analytics.  You will begin with courses in computer science and then complete two courses in the data analytics concentration that examine data mining and Hadoop’s Big Data environment.  Graduates will have studied such topics as:  

  • Algorithmic programming
  • Parallel computing
  • Advanced pattern mining and feature selection techniques
  • Spark architecture in the MapReduce framework
  • Mining data streams and social networks

While completing this data science degree online, you will benefit from experienced faculty that offer individualized attention and who are committed to student success.  The innovative and creative curriculum features high-tech practices, real-world projects and team-based learning, providing a well-rounded education that includes practical knowledge.  Students will benefit from a collaborative learning environment and numerous resources, including access to databases and online journals for research, tutoring services, a writing lab, and technical support.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

University of West Florida is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • An undergraduate degree in computer science, information technology or another closely related area