Admission Requirements

The master of science in data science and analytics program at Elmhurst University welcomes applications from students who hold an undergraduate degree in any major from a regionally accredited institution.

  • A basic course in statistics (with a grade of C or better) and prior coursework in programming or equivalent professional experience are prerequisites to the program
  • Our prerequisites may be completed with satisfactory completion of a short LinkedIn Learning course prior to starting classes with us
  • Applicants must also have at least one year of professional experience, which may be waived with the director’s approval
  • An admission interview with the program director is required for all applicants

Admission and Application

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