Data Science Online Degrees

Data Science degrees focus on developing and honing advanced managerial and technical skills to solve issues around analyzing large data sets. Specific attention is usually focused on communication and translating findings and recommendations into language that can be communicated to outside teams. Focus is also given to how information can and should be efficiently stored, managed, queried and summarized.

By 2018, the United States alone could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 people with deep analytical skills as well as 1.5 million managers and analysts with the ability to use the analysis of big data to make effective decisions. – McKinsey Global Institute.

Finding the right data science online degree program can be challenging.  The correct program for you should be accredited, of high curriculum quality, aligned with of your career goals and in a format that fits your lifestyle.

The fully online data science degrees below are recommended for those interested in entering this field:

Saint Joseph’s University
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Saint Joseph’s University is AACSB-accredited and developed the first Business Intelligence master’s degree offered entirely online. For more than 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has advanced the professional and personal ambitions of men and women by providing a rigorous Jesuit education.
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University of Saint Mary
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The University of Saint Mary educates students of diverse backgrounds to realize their God-given potential and prepares them for value-centered lives and careers that contribute to the well being of our global society.
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The University of Scranton
Founded in 1888, The University of Scranton is a private Catholic Jesuit University that is known for outstanding academic quality, a beautiful and technology-rich campus, and a sense of community that helps you feel right at home.
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Lewis University
Lewis University is committed to creating industry leaders, providing professionals with a practical education that will teach students the advanced skills and theories they need to achieve career goals and to serve their communities.
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George Mason University
George Mason University has become Virginia’s largest public research university, in just a short time having been founded in 1957. They have made impressive strides in size, stature and influence, providing progressive education that serves the needs of students and their communities.
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Saint Mary University
Founded in 1912, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is today a global and diverse learning community educating students of every age, race, and nationality. Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and among U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best National Universities”.
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Nottingham Trent University
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Nottingham Trent University (NTU) offer a modern, rounded, and truly student-centered learning experience. Graduates are global citizens – confident, creative and connected, with an appetite for innovation. The online MBA from AACSB-accredited Nottingham Business School at NTU provides students with an understanding of data science and the processes involved in the entire data lifecycle.
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