M.S. in Data Science

Unlock Big Insights in Big Data

Make yourself indispensable in this rapidly growing field. Master predictive analysis, generating information from structured and unstructured data sets, then translating that information into actionable insights.

We take a comprehensive approach, integrating analytics and machine learning with business. This innovative curriculum gives you technical prowess in statistics, analytical methods and programming tools, while powering up your vital business skills. The result: a comprehensive foundation of knowledge so you can harness the information that mystifies others, creating real business value in any professional setting.

A STEM-Designated Program

You’ll thrive in a science career in business, government or the nonprofit sector.

  • Data scientist
  • Data strategy manager
  • Operations manager
  • Customer analytics manager
  • Risk manager
  • Market research analyst
  • Business analyst
  • Predictive modeler
  • Data science consultant

Program Format

This unique, part-time program is offered entirely online and students may complete the program in two years.

Graduate Certificates

Optimize your options with one of two graduate certificates:

The Right People on Your Side

Elmhurst faculty aren’t just experts in their fields—they’re dedicated to expanding your reach, with fieldwork, connections and hands-on experience.

Data Science has an especially promising future. Deployed in virtually any professional setting, it can help organizations predict risks and identify opportunities, then make changes that get meaningful results.

Dr. James Kulich, Program Director

James Kulich, Ph.D.

Professor and Program Director, M.S. in Data Science Program
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems

1.5 M shortage of big data managers, according to Mckinsey & Co.

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