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From business development to marketing, IT, healthcare, or human resources -- as an authority in data analytics, you will inform crucial business decisions. Depending on your area of interest, responsibilities might include the following:
Use cutting-edge tools like SAS, Tableau, RapidMiner, SQL, and ETL.
Develop competitive business strategies and analyze their results.
Present conclusions visually and in writing to inform expert opinions.
Direct company initiatives based on analytics.
Students prepare to be organizational leaders through the use of business intelligence and data analytics. As a Master of Science in Data Analytics (MSDA) student at CSU Global, you build confidence for improved decision-making skills related to processes in a variety of core business functions -- accounting, finance, logistics, management, and strategy.
Master the application of business intelligence solutions and data analytic principles to become an asset in a range of industries. Technical topics prepare you for a number of data-based professions and include…
*Master's Plus - Some M.S. in Data Analytics students may be required to take RES500 as part of their program if they have an undergraduate GPA below 3.00. In this case, the degree is 39 credits.
**MIS595 is an optional course that provides students with practical data analytics experience. This course may not be available in all states; see the State Specific Authorization Policy under Admissions Policies.
When you earn your master's degree through CSU Global, you will customize it with a graduate specialization in a subject that matches your professional goals or personal interests.
In addition to meeting CSU Global graduate admission standards, MSDA students must have an undergraduate degree with a major or concentration in one of the following:
Additionally, you will need to demonstrate that you have taken at least introductory courses in these three areas:
If you do not meet those conditions, you may qualify for provisional admittance. If so, you may be required to complete one or more of the courses below as prerequisites to the MSDA program coursework.
To gain full admission, provisionally admitted students must complete their assigned prerequisite courses within 12 months of starting and achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. All coursework must also be completed with a grade of “C” or higher.
Your education should increase your earning potential, not your monthly bills.
Your employer may be one of 2,200+ we partner with to offer a 10% discount on tuition.
You may be eligible to receive financial aid to help cover the cost of your education.
Regional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) means your degree comes from a top quality, trusted university.
Prove your value to employers and stay competitive in the data analytics field as a SAS-certified professional.
Best Colleges ranked CSU Globals as #10 Best Online Master's in Data Science Programs
In Best Colleges’ Schools of Distinction standings, CSU Global earns one of only 15 gold rankings, out of more than 2,000 online degree programs.
Guide to Online Schools identifies CSU Global as one of the top military-friendly online institutions.
““The pride I have in achieving a Masters Degree from CSU Global provided me with the confidence to attain the career plan I had envisioned.” ”
Earning your online master’s degree through CSU Global provides you with more than just the diploma you need to get noticed. With an emphasis on real world concepts and career-relevant skills, you get training and experience along with your credit hours. Additionally, CSU Global strives to make your education as affordable as possible. With our Tuition Guarantee, your tuition rate won’t increase over time! Instead, you’ll enjoy the same low rate for the duration of your enrollment at CSU Global.
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CSU Global’s MSDA students develop both hard and soft skills to get the career they deserve, while also gaining the knowledge, insight and confidence necessary for long-term growth as a leader. After completing the program successfully, you will be equipped to...
Download the MSDA Career Ladder to see the job title and responsibility progressions from Entry Level to Executive/C-level.
Employment for computer and information research scientists is expected to grow significantly faster than the all-occupation average.
According to the BLS, the average annual salary for computer information research scientists and database professionals is more than $86k.
Some job titles you might obtain with a MSDA. Others include Enterprise Performance (CRM) Analyst, Fraud Analyst, or Database Analyst.