Utica College – Online Master of Science in Data Science (MS-DS) Program

Utica College offers an online Master of Science in Data Science (MS-DS) program with specializations in: Business Analytics; Cybersecurity; Financial Crime; Social Science Analytics and a General option to build your own customized specialization. The program’s core MS-DS curriculum teaches students to use big data to solve problems in a variety of contexts and emphasizes the use of social data in the analytics process. This is a 30-credit master’s degree program that can be completed in as few as 20 months by students who take two classes per semester. The program is offered 100% online and does not require any campus visits.

OnlineEducation.com classifies Utica College’s MS-DS program as a master’s in data science program and the Business Analytics specialization as a master’s in data analytics program.

The online MS-DS program offered by Utica College utilizes a learning management system (LMS) that supports asynchronous instruction. This means that there are no scheduled meeting times for online courses. Instead, students access course materials, view lectures, and complete a variety of interactive assignments by logging on to the LMS at their convenience, 24-7. The LMS also allows students to participate in discussion groups, contact instructors, and upload assignments.

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Utica College’s online MS-DS program is built around a core of five courses in data science and analytics: Introduction to Data Science; Statistical Methods; Data Mining; Machine Learning; and Data Visualization. Another core component of the curriculum is a final project, which students can complete in the form of a master’s thesis or a capstone project. In addition to the core curriculum, students enroll in four courses that align with a specialization. The Business Analytics specialization requires Advanced Financial Management, Core Topics in Management, and Financial Fluency I & II. The Social Science specialization requires Science and Social Power, Community and Social Change, Complex Organizations, and Demography. The Financial Crime specialization includes courses in Financial Investigations, Advanced Fraud Analysis, Data-Driven Decision-Making, and Financial Crime and Compliance Management. And the Cybersecurity curriculum includes classes in Cyber Data Fusion, Open Source Cyber Surveillance, Cyber Intelligence, and Cyber Counterintelligence. Students who opt for a General Data Science specialization may choose four graduate-level electives to complete the 30 credits required for graduation.

Utica College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

Utica College

Programs Offered: Analytics, Data Science (Master of Science in Data Science)
Accreditation: Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Instruction Methods: Program uses asynchronous instruction. Students can access course materials from anywhere at any time through the Engage learning management system.
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Online Master of Science in Data Science program

Program Overview
Program Type: Data Science
Degree Conferred: Master’s
Program Structure: Online instruction with no campus visits required
Optional Concentrations: General, Social Science Analytics, Cybersecurity, Financial Crime
Example Courses: Introduction to Data Science, Data Mining, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Statistical Methods

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Degree Requirements
Credits Required: 30 credits needed to graduate
Campus Visits Required: 0
Program Options
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Length of Program: Program can be completed in 5 semesters or approximately 20 months
Admission Requirements and Tuition Costs
Degree Required for Admission: Bachelor's Degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: Not required
Work Experience: Work experience recommended but not required
Tuition Costs: ~$24,900 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $830 per credit hour
Eligibility Information: Program currently accepts students from all 50 states

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Online Master of Science in Data Science with a Specialization in Business Analytics

Program Overview
Program Type: Analytics
Degree Conferred: Master’s
Program Structure: Online instruction with no campus visits required
Example Courses: Introduction to Data Science, Data Mining, Data Visualization, Managerial Economics, Advanced Financial Management

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Degree Requirements
Credits Required: 30 credits needed to graduate
Campus Visits Required: 0
Program Options
Program Start Dates: Fall, Spring and Summer admission
Curriculum Options: Part-time only
Length of Program: Program can be completed in 5 semesters or approximately 20 months
Admission Requirements and Tuition Costs
Degree Required for Admission: Bachelor's Degree
GPA Requirements: Minimum GPA 3.0
Testing Requirements: Not required
Work Experience: Work experience recommended but not required
Tuition Costs: ~$24,900 + fees
Cost per Credit Hour: $830 per credit hour
Eligibility Information: Program currently accepts students from all 50 states