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Online Master's Degrees in Data Science 2020

A master’s degree is a postgraduate degree that requires about two years of classwork and research. Some programs have the additional requirement of writing a thesis paper to earn the degree. It is a great way to expand your knowledge and prove mastery of a field of study. What is a Master in Data Science? It balances theory and application. It combines statistics, computer science and creat… Read more

A master’s degree is a postgraduate degree that requires about two years of classwork and research. Some programs have the additional requirement of writing a thesis paper to earn the degree. It is a great way to expand your knowledge and prove mastery of a field of study.

What is a Master in Data Science? It balances theory and application. It combines statistics, computer science and creative thinking to tackle big data. It focuses on the development of new methods for data science. You may learn to use automated analytical tools to create knowledge from big data. The main objective of many data science programs is to provide underlying theory and methods of the data revolution. You may find yourself taking courses in probability theory, machine learning, statistical inference and modeling or computer systems for data science.

A master’s degree in data science can provide you with knowledge and skills that are incredibly valuable for today’s job market. You may cultivate exceptional research, analysis and problem-solving skills that may open doors in just about any industry.

Master in Data Science degrees are offered at many universities around the world. Cost of attendance can vary from one program to another. Check with your admissions office before applying.

Upon graduation, you may choose to become a data scientist, responsible for conducting research on open-ended industry questions. You may extract large volumes of data from various sources and work to remove irrelevant information to make the collections usable. There are several industries in high demand for data scientists: technology sector, marketing, corporate settings, consulting, health care and financial services. You may choose from a variety of careers: statistician, business intelligence reporting professional, data analyst, project manager or big data engineer.

You can earn a degree from the comfort of your own home with many universities offering master’s degrees online. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Drew University
Madison, USA

The digitization of information—social networks, business transactions, healthcare records and more—has transformed the world, necessitating a demand for people who understand ... +

The digitization of information—social networks, business transactions, healthcare records and more—has transformed the world, necessitating a demand for people who understand all of the big data being collected and who can take action to help individuals, corporations and organizations become smarter, faster and ultimately more effective. -
MSc MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
25 Aug 2020
15 Jun 2020
Campus
Online
 
Arden University
Coventry, United Kingdom

The modern workplace relies on data, and those with the skills to handle and interpret an organisation’s data are in high demand. This MSc Data Analytics & Human Resource ... +

The modern workplace relies on data, and those with the skills to handle and interpret an organisation’s data are in high demand. This MSc Data Analytics & Human Resource Management programme is delivered by Arden University and combines your study of data analytics with the essential skills to oversee staff management. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 60 months
English
May 2020
Online
 
The University of Law Business School Online
UK Online, United Kingdom

The MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. The program is positioned at the juxtaposition of technology, bu ... +

The MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. The program is positioned at the juxtaposition of technology, business and policy. It is ideal for students who have an interest in developing an in-depth specialist knowledge and a critical understanding of the key aspects of data management and cyber security, and in particular, who are looking to pursue, advance or switch to a career in these areas. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 21 months
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University of Bath Online
Bath, United Kingdom

Bridging the gap between data science and business management, the University of Bath’s Business Analytics online MSc equips you with the necessary technical skills and knowle ... +

Bridging the gap between data science and business management, the University of Bath’s Business Analytics online MSc equips you with the necessary technical skills and knowledge to advance your career. You’ll also gain the strategic, problem-solving and decision-making skills that are vital in today’s world. -
MSc
Part-time
27 months
English
Sep 2020
31 Jul 2020
Online
 
IUBH Online
Bad Honnef, Germany

Innovation springs from bright minds - our international Master program puts you into the driver seat of your future career in Data Science. Graduates from our courses go to b ... +

Innovation springs from bright minds - our international Master program puts you into the driver seat of your future career in Data Science. Graduates from our courses go to become technical gurus, team-leaders of successful data-science teams or value-driven masterminds who turn data into action. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 24 months
English
Online
 
HSE Higher School of Economics
Moscow, Russia

Russia's first English-taught Master's programme which is implemented entirely online on Coursera learning platform. This programme aims to train highly qualified specialists ... +

Russia's first English-taught Master's programme which is implemented entirely online on Coursera learning platform. This programme aims to train highly qualified specialists in data science, who are able to solve data analysis problems, work with machine learning models and data collection infrastructures, develop effective problem-solving algorithms, and conduct research in areas connected with data analysis. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
14 Aug 2020
Campus
 
ENyD - Escuela de Negocios y Dirección
Madrid, Spain

The main objective of this specialized master in big data management and analysis is to be able to give the student a comprehensive and comprehensive view of data analytics, s ... +

The main objective of this specialized master in big data management and analysis is to be able to give the student a comprehensive and comprehensive view of data analytics, starting with the collection, and continuing with the storage, processing, analysis and visualization, also training in the Big Data infrastructure necessary for all this. The methodology of the master is 100% practical, using practical cases and project-based learning. -
Master
Part-time
Spanish
Oct 2020
Online
 
University of Louisville - School of Public Health and Information Sciences
Louisville, USA

The Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences views health data analytics as to the wave of the future in public health and medicine. We recognize the need to educa ... +

The Department of Health Management and Systems Sciences views health data analytics as to the wave of the future in public health and medicine. We recognize the need to educate and train students in practical application of health data analytics (big data, big data science, data mining, and data warehouse technologies) to real-world problems in public health and medicine to meet an immediate and rapidly increasing demand for professionals with these critical knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs). -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
17 Aug 2020
Campus
Online
 
University of California, Berkeley - College of Chemistry
Berkeley, USA

The Master of Molecular Science and Software Engineering (MSSE) is a two-year, part-time, online professional degree offered by the College of Chemistry in collaboration with ... +

The Master of Molecular Science and Software Engineering (MSSE) is a two-year, part-time, online professional degree offered by the College of Chemistry in collaboration with the College of Engineering. -
Master Master
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
05 Jan 2021
Online
 
GISMA ULaw
Berlin, Germany

The MSc in Cyber Security and Data Governance Security will teach you about today’s digital world. Through a core focus on critical problem-solving skills, the programme will ... +

The MSc in Cyber Security and Data Governance Security will teach you about today’s digital world. Through a core focus on critical problem-solving skills, the programme will you ensure you are ready to face the challenges presented in the field of corporate financial management. This one-year specialist master’s programme covers the fundamentals of data management and cyber security, with a core focus on technology, business and policy. Students will develop their professional skills to meet the ever-changing demands of today’s digital world. -
MSc MSc
Full-time
English
Jul 2020
Campus
 
George Mason University Online
Fairfax, USA

Gain the deep statistical knowledge and technical savviness you need to advance to data scientist, engineer and analyst roles. You'll learn to deliver a process that transform ... +

Gain the deep statistical knowledge and technical savviness you need to advance to data scientist, engineer and analyst roles. You'll learn to deliver a process that transforms raw data and place it into a decision-making context, and to leverages technology to create informed strategies in less than 2 years. -
MSc
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
Robert Kennedy College
Zürich, Switzerland +2 More

The MSc Data Analytics is designed to accommodate a broad audience of learners whose particular pursuits in data analytics might be either technical or business-focused. The p ... +

The MSc Data Analytics is designed to accommodate a broad audience of learners whose particular pursuits in data analytics might be either technical or business-focused. The programme makes use of academic research, industry-defined practical problems, and case studies, to offer an approach that will genuinely foster a deeper knowledge of the subject area. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
EC-Council University
Albuquerque, USA

The Security Analyst specialization focuses on testing methods and techniques to effectively identify and mitigate risks to the security of a company’s infrastructure while pr ... +

The Security Analyst specialization focuses on testing methods and techniques to effectively identify and mitigate risks to the security of a company’s infrastructure while providing application and network-based security vulnerability assessments, pen testing, securing wireless networks including authentication, authorization, and encryption in accordance with industry-accepted methods and protocols. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
06 Jul 2020
Online
 
Northern Illinois University Online
DeKalb, USA

Learn to use big data to form and implement effective strategies in a management role. Northern Illinois University's online, AACSB-accredited M.S. in Data Analytics program p ... +

Learn to use big data to form and implement effective strategies in a management role. Northern Illinois University's online, AACSB-accredited M.S. in Data Analytics program prepares you to analyze, visualize and apply big data, as well as sit for industry certifications. A graduate certificate is also available. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Jun 2020
01 Jun 2020
Online
 
OBS - Three Points Digital Business School
Spain Online, Spain

Change the way you analyze your organization to transform it into a data driven company. Online program with the possibility of a face-to-face stay in Barcelona.

Change the way you analyze your organization to transform it into a data driven company. Online program with the possibility of a face-to-face stay in Barcelona. -
Master
Online & Campus Combined
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
May 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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