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Online Graduate Programs

Why Lewis University?

Lewis University offers a variety of online graduate programs in the data science field. The university has been consistently ranked a top tier university by U.S. News & World Report, and named one of the “Best in the Midwest” by the Princeton Review.  They are also accredited by and a member of the Higher Learning Commission. The way the online courses are formatted allows for personalized education that fits your career goals. With a focus on relatable and engaging course work taught from faculty with industry experience, you’ll learn skills that you can leverage immediately in this fast-changing field.

Data Science Online Programs
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Data Science Online Programs

MS in Data Science

When you earn your Master of Science in Data Science, your valuable technical skills will be applicable to virtually every industry. The online MSDA program at Lewis University boasts 2 concentration options to accelerate your career. Each concentration requires the completion of 33-credit hours and can be completed in 2 years:

  • Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
  • Computer Science

The Computational Biology & Bioinformatics concentration looks at data analysis from a biology perspective and engage students in solving current problems in the healthcare industry that require the processing and presentation of large quantities of data.

The Computer Science concentration focuses on  a programming perspective and prepares students to create large-scale data storage systems that meet the requirements of a given problem.

Graduate Certificates

Lewis University’s online graduate certificates are offered for professionals who desire the skills and understanding to advance or transition into the health care, bioinformatics and data science industries. The 18-credit hour certificate programs can be completed in just 12 months and are eligible to apply towards Lewis’ advanced MS in Data Science degree program. The certificate options include:

  • Data Science
  • Data Science in Computational Biology

Computer Science Planning Online Programs

MS in Computer Science

Create future-shaping innovations with Lewis University’s online Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS). By completing the MSCS program you have invaluable sills through practical coursework that is immediately relevant to your career. Each student is required to complete a capstone thesis or project that results in a publication-wroth document of a computer systems project sponsored by an outside organization. Personalize your learning through one of three concentrations:

  • Cyber Security
  • Intelligent Systems
  • Software Engineering

The Cyber Security track was ranked a Top 20 Best Online Masters in Cyber Security in 2017. You’ll learn to identify, monitor, investigate and respond to organizational cyber threats.

The Intelligent Systems concentration focuses on designing and implementing computing systems that perceive, act and learn. Take a deeper dive in the technologies that power the Internet of Things (IoT).

With the Software Engineering  concentration, you’ll learn to develop software for a variety of platforms and systems, including mobile and the web