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Online Master's Degrees in Data Science 2021

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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INESDI Business School
Madrid, Spain

The Master in Business Intelligence & Data Analytics will provide you with the necessary knowledge to be able to carry out advanced customer management and analytics of th ... +

The Master in Business Intelligence & Data Analytics will provide you with the necessary knowledge to be able to carry out advanced customer management and analytics of the large amount of data that is generated, which in turn makes it necessary to use new technology and techniques such as Big Data and Data Science that allow us not only to get to know our client but to anticipate their behavior and adapt in a highly competitive environment. -
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Part-time
12 months
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May 2021
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Syracuse University
Syracuse, USA

Syracuse’s online M.S. in Applied Data Science prepares students with high-demand data analytics skills for a growing industry. The program can be completed in 18 months and G ... +

Syracuse’s online M.S. in Applied Data Science prepares students with high-demand data analytics skills for a growing industry. The program can be completed in 18 months and GRE waivers are available. -
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Full-time
18 months
English
Jul 2021
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UC Berkeley School of Information
Berkeley, USA

Earn your Master's in Data Science online from the UC Berkeley School of Information in 20 months; no GRE scores required. Advance your data science career and benefit from UC ... +

Earn your Master's in Data Science online from the UC Berkeley School of Information in 20 months; no GRE scores required. Advance your data science career and benefit from UC Berkeley's strong ties to the Bay Area and Silicon Valley. -
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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
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04 Jun 2021
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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 knowledge to advance your career. By ... +

Bridging the gap between data science and business management, the University of Bath’s Business Analytics online MSc equips you with the knowledge to advance your career. By focussing on mathematics-based prescriptive analytics rather than speculative decision-making, you’ll gain the strategic, problem-solving and decision-making skills that are vital in today’s world. This 100% online degree, ideal for working professionals, is key to providing you with a competitive advantage in a world where data is critical to resolving issues in almost every industry and workplace. -
MSc
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27 months
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IU International University of Applied Sciences - Online Studies
Berlin, Germany

The IU online Master Data Science programme gives you all of the theoretical knowledge you need for being an expert in the field. From machine learning to big data systems, yo ... +

The IU online Master Data Science programme gives you all of the theoretical knowledge you need for being an expert in the field. From machine learning to big data systems, you’ll cover a wide range of topics that will help you push any company forward. Your dream data science job awaits you – invest in your future and reap the rewards. And you don’t even have to leave the couch for it! Students in this study programme are eligible for a dual degree from LSBU (London South Bank University) without any additional academic requirements, for an extra fee. -
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12 - 24 months
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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
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Utica College Online
Utica, USA

The Online MS in Data Science teaches students how to analyze and leverage big data to gain valuable insights that can lead to innovative ideas and solutions in a variety of f ... +

The Online MS in Data Science teaches students how to analyze and leverage big data to gain valuable insights that can lead to innovative ideas and solutions in a variety of fields. Core courses empha research design and critical evaluation of data using theoretical models, as well as the social process of making decisions and implementing solutions based on data. Specializations include Social Science Analytics, Business Analytics, Cybersecurity, Financial Crime, and a General option. -
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20 months
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University of Hull Online
Hull, United Kingdom

Make an impact on your organisation’s performance. Learn how to analyse and visualise workplace data and connect it to your organisation’s strategic goals. With our MSc in Peo ... +

Make an impact on your organisation’s performance. Learn how to analyse and visualise workplace data and connect it to your organisation’s strategic goals. With our MSc in People Analytics, you will learn how to assess workplace behaviours and connect them to your organisation’s wider strategy. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
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31 May 2021
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University of Liverpool Online Programmes
Liverpool, United Kingdom

The Data Science and Artificial Intelligence MSc programme has been designed to provide students with a non-computer science first degree with the necessary technical knowledg ... +

The Data Science and Artificial Intelligence MSc programme has been designed to provide students with a non-computer science first degree with the necessary technical knowledge and skills required to take up rewarding careers within the data science and artificial intelligence (AI) industry, including interdisciplinary career opportunities. The programme will allow students to build on their existing undergraduate degrees, and upskill their portfolio of abilities, in the context of current thinking in the domain of data science and AI. More specifically the programme will provide students with a comprehensive insight into the modern data analytics landscape with a focus on data science and AI. -
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3 years
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12 Oct 2021
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The University of Law Business School Online
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The MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. The programme is positioned at the juxtaposition of technology, ... +

The MSc Cyber Security and Data Governance provides a postgraduate award with a strong focus on employability. The programme is positioned at the juxtaposition of technology, business and policy. It is ideal for students who have an interest in developing 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
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12 - 21 months
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University of Portsmouth Online
Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Data plays a major role in modern organisations, specifically in research and developing business strategies, so employees with the skills to translate complicated data sets i ... +

Data plays a major role in modern organisations, specifically in research and developing business strategies, so employees with the skills to translate complicated data sets into solutions are in demand. Develop valuable data analysis skills to find solutions for businesses everywhere on our MSc in Data Analytics course. -
MSc
Part-time
2 years
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31 May 2021
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HSE Higher School of Economics
Moscow, Russia

This program 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 in ... +

This program 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 2021
17 Jun 2021
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Stevens Institute of Technology - Graduate Studies
Hoboken, USA

Learn the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to analyze big data for functional application in business and technology.

Learn the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to analyze big data for functional application in business and technology. -
Master Master
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2 years
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EDHEC Business School - Online Programs
Lille, France

As data grows in importance, key corporate decision-makers can no longer afford to ignore business intelligence or pass up the business benefits of disruptive analytical tools ... +

As data grows in importance, key corporate decision-makers can no longer afford to ignore business intelligence or pass up the business benefits of disruptive analytical tools. To meet these new challenges, EDHEC Business School has created an innovative and comprehensive Master of Science programme in Data Management and Business Analytics. -
MSc
Part-time
18 - 24 months
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May 2021
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