Drive Your Career with Big Data

Today’s data-driven world needs you. According to a study by the McKinsey Global Institute, Big Data’s growing role in the economy has created high demand for data analysts and statisticians. Successful businesses understand that analytics is the key to driving critical decisions and making bigger wins, that’s why businesses view data scientists and analysts as a competitive advantage.

With your degree in Data Analytics, you can grow your career in a vast number of industries, including health care, technology, finance, education, government, and entertainment. You’ll build skills to mine, analyze, and learn from large amounts of data that can help unlock new solutions and transform lives.

The M.S. in Data Analytics is designed for working adults who are comfortable with numbers and performing calculations. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of data analysis in courses that focus on data warehousing, data mining, data analytics, and data visualization. Plus, NSU’s program prepares you with a background for more diverse technical data analyst roles in the areas of marketing, social media, business operations, and production.

You’ll learn through immersive case studies and hands-on work. Upon graduation, you’ll have used the skills and tools you learn in this program to develop applications and solutions for real world problems and businesses. The tools and skills you’ll master can be immediately applied on the job. NSU’s program also gives you opportunities to expand your network with students, faculty, and professionals from all over the world.

Accelerate Your Data Analytics Degree

In the tech world, every second counts. Advance your future with new 8 week courses designed to be completed in 1 year.

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Quick Facts

Curriculum

NSU’s M.S.in Data Analytics program is 30 total credits to complete. 8 week courses are available, so you can earn your degree in 1 year.

Start Dates

All College of Computing and Engineering master's degree programs begin in AugustJanuary, and May.

Delivery Options

Classes for the M.S. in Data Analytics program are offered online or at our Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. Each on-campus class meets once a week from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for the length of the term.

Tuition

Tuition for the degree program is $874 per credit hour. Discounted rates are available through our employer tuition program.

Career Outcomes

Computer Systems Analyst

$90,920 Average Salary Per Year

Computer and Information Research Scientist

$122,840 Average Salary Per Year

Computer and Information Systems Manager

$146,360 Average Salary Per Year

Database Administrator

$93,750 Average Salary Per Year

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Data Analytics Curriculum

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Core Courses (21 credits)
Credits
MSIT 501
Fundamentals of Programming, Data Structures, and Algorithms (MSIT 501 / Credits: 3 )
3
MSIT 630
Database Systems (MSIT 630 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 642
Data Warehousing (MMIS 642 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 643
Data Mining (MMIS 643 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 671
Data Analytics (MMIS 671 / Credits: 3 )
3
CISC 672
Data Visualization (CISC 672 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 692
Data Analytics Project (MMIS 692 / Credits: 3 )
3
Choose Three Courses (9 credits)
Credits
ISEC 615
Fundamentals of Cybersecurity (ISEC 615 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 621
Information Systems Project Management (MMIS 621 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 623
Ethics in Computing (MMIS 623 / Credits: 3 )
3
MMIS 644
UX Strategy for Social Media (MMIS 644 / Credits: 3 )
3
CISC 685
Interaction Design (CISC 685 / Credits: 3 )
3
For a full list of all course descriptions, visit coursewizard.nova.edu.

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Take The Next Step

The College of Computing and Engineering graduate enrollment office is located on the fourth floor in the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU's Fort Lauderdale-Davie campus in Davie, Florida. Click here for a map.

Phone: (954) 262-2031 or Toll-Free: (800) 986-2247 ext. 22031

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