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Master of Science in Data Science

Program Details

The online MS in Data Science degree program from the University of Wisconsin System-eCampus prepares students to harness the power of big data using the latest tools and analytical methods. Graduates are equipped to:

  • Identify and assess the needs of an organization for a data science task
  • Collect and manage data to devise solutions to data science tasks
  • Select, apply, and evaluate models to devise solutions to data science tasks
  • Interpret data science analysis outcomes
  • Effectively communicate data science-related information effectively in various formats to appropriate audiences
  • Value and safeguard the ethical use of data in all aspects of the profession
  • Transform findings from data resources into actionable business strategies

This is a collaborative program offered by the following campuses:

  • UW-Eau Claire
  • UW-Green Bay
  • UW-La Crosse
  • UW-Oshkosh
  • UW-Stevens Point
  • UW-Superior

Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree and a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Official college transripts
  • Recent prerequisite coursework in elementary statistics, introductory computer programming, and introduction to databases (relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of this coursework)
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission