Notre Dame of Maryland University - Online Master of Science in Analytics Program

Notre Dame of Maryland University offers an online Master of Science in Analytics degree that focuses on the computer science, mathematics, and business knowledge and skills used to collect, manage, and interpret large datasets. This multidisciplinary program covers database architecture, data mining, data visualization, and data security. Students are required to complete 36 credits of coursework, which can be done in two years of part-time enrollment. The program is 100% online, and does not require any campus visits.

The online programs at Notre Dame of Maryland University utilize a learning management system (LMS) that supports asynchronous instruction. This means that video lectures and other course materials are accessible to students on-demand, 24/7. The school’s LMS is configured to encourage collaborative learning. Students engage in peer-to-peer interactions through class discussion boards, and can communicate with instructors via email and the LMS.

Notre Dame of Maryland University’s MS in Analytics has three curricular components. Most of the 36 credits required for graduation are conferred through eight core Computer Studies courses that count for a total of 24 credits. These include: Foundations of Analytics; Data Design and Management; Data Tools; Data Visualization; Project Management; Critical Inquiry; Data Security; and Data Mining and Warehousing. The remaining credits (12) are evenly divided between coursework in mathematics and business/economics. Applied Statistics and Data and Decision Making are the two required math-based courses. Each student then chooses two business/economics courses in consultation with an advisor.

Notre Dame of Maryland University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Notre Dame of Maryland University

Programs Offered: Analytics (Master of Science in Analytics)
Accreditation: Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction. Students interact with instructors and classmates through the Moodle online learning management system.
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Online Master of Science in Analytics program

Program Overview
Program Type: Analytics
Degree Conferred: Masters
Program Structure: Online instruction with no campus visits required
Example Courses: Foundations of Analytics, Data Design and Management, Data Tools, Data Visualization, Data Mining and Warehousing, Applied Statistics
Program Website: online.ndm.edu
Degree Requirements
Credits Required: 36 credits needed to graduate
Campus Visits Required: 0
Program Options
Program Start Dates: Six start dates per year
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Length of Program: Program can be completed in 2 years
Admission Requirements and Tuition Costs
Degree Required for Admission: Bachelor's Degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: Not required
Work Experience: Not required for admission
Tuition Costs: ~$18,000 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $500 per credit hour
Eligibility Information: Program currently accepts students from all 50 states