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Online Master of Science in Data Science

Unlock the Patterns within Big Data.

Learn to see the truths within large data sets with Lewis University’s online Master of Science in Data Science. The online program teaches students the acumen to decipher and solve the mathematical and computer science issues surrounding the analysis of data.

Lewis University’s online, 36 credit hour Master of Science in Data Science program offers two concentrations:

  • Data Science in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics: This concentration explains how data science techniques can be used to solve problems related to healthcare using data from a variety of sources. It takes a biology-based approach to a variety of research and healthcare scenarios. It looks at data analysis from the perspective of healthcare and prepares students to develop solutions for life science data management projects.
  • Data Science in Computer Science: This concentration approaches data analysis from a programming perspective and prepares students to create large-scale data storage systems that meet the requirements of a given problem, including prescribing the hardware, software and communication links that must comprise such systems.
 

Upon completion of the program, you’ll have an advanced understanding of:

  • Data mining
  • Data modeling
  • Data visualization
  • Multivariate statistics
  • Predictive analysis
  • Software and systems development

Career Options for Data Science Professionals

As companies continue to amass incredible amounts of data about their customers, the need for highly skilled professionals with a mastery of data analysis is paramount for organizational success. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts job growth for computer and information research scientists to increase by 15 percent within the next 10 years, which is faster than average for most occupations. Coupled with this, the average median salary is more than $100,000 per year.

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