The most successful businesses employ professionals to analyze data and find more efficient ways to operate. From global corporations and government agencies to small businesses, retail stores and nonprofit organizations, data analysis is core to daily function. The Master of Science in Data Analytics online program at SNHU can help you gain specialized skills in data analytics to fill these crucial roles.
Thanks to the explosion in the amount of data businesses use, the field of data analysis is among the fastest growing, with a large number of exciting, high earning job openings such as:
SNHU's MS analytics degree is recognized by the Professional Science Master's (PSM) national office as a Professional Science Master's program. The PSM is an innovative degree designed to allow students to pursue advanced training in science or mathematics while developing workplace skills valued by employers.
In as fast as 15 months, the 12-course master's in analytics core covers everything from Foundations of Data and Decision Methods and Modeling, to Presentation and Visualization of Data, Optimization and Risk Assessment, and Predictive Analytics.
SNHU’s master’s in analytics program goes beyond the traditional view of data collection and interpretation. You’ll develop concrete skills to apply to any work setting. Upon completion of the capstone in data analytics, you’ll come away knowing how to leverage data quickly and effectively, plus something even more valuable: how to help a wide variety of industries make mission-critical decisions, assess risk, operate more efficiently and compete more successfully.
As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission – to help you see yourself succeed. The benefits of earning your master’s in data analytics at SNHU include:
Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our 5 graduate terms. You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. To apply, simply contact an admission counselor, who can help you explore financial options. Your counselor can also walk you through the application process, which involves completing a graduate application ($40 fee) and providing undergraduate transcripts.
Candidates must also submit a professional resume.
The demand for professionals with degrees in data analytics is growing every day. A study by IBM and Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) projects that the number of U.S. positions for data and analytics talent will increase 15% by 2020, with average salaries of just over $80,000.* Demand for operations research analysts, to cite just one example, is expected to grow 27% through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.*
Opportunities span a wide range of industries from finance to manufacturing, healthcare to government. In addition to becoming a research analyst or data scientist, graduates can look forward to a potential career as a:
Our master’s in data analytics online program focuses on the strategic and advanced uses of data analytics across a broad range of industries. Courses cover data mining, visualization, modeling, optimization and the ethical uses of data.
SNHU provides cloud-based virtual environments in some courses to give you access to the technology you need for your degree – and your career. Learn more about our virtual environments.
Total Credits: 36
Tuition rates for SNHU's online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. We offer a 25% tuition discount for U.S. service members, both full and part time, and the spouses of those on active duty.
*Tuition Rates are subject to change and are reviewed Annually.
$150 Graduation Fee, Course Materials ($ varies by course)
Southern New Hampshire University is a private, nonprofit institution accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) as well as several other accrediting bodies.