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Data Science and Analytics students at Grand Valley State University. Photo taken pre-COVID.

Data Science and Analytics, M.S.

The M.S. in data science and analytics provides students with the fundamental analytics background necessary to work with big and complex data sets in any discipline. The degree has applications to health, social, political, and environmental issues as well as science and technology disciplines. It provides training in key technical areas while also developing business and communication skills.

U.S. Job Growth

Data science opportunities are expected to grow 11% in the U.S. by 2025.

Michigan Job Growth

Data science opportunities are expected to grow 8% in Michigan by 2025.

Collaborative Field Experience Opportunities

GVSU's program offers experiential learning through field experiences and collaborative projects.

Source: EMSI, 2021

Program Overview

The program requires a minimum of 36 credits. Requisite courses, from statistics, computer science, and professional science, provide students with a strong foundation in data science. This is an applied program for the working professional.

Why Study Data Science and Analytics at Grand Valley?

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