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Syracuse University

About Syracuse University

Founded in 1870, Syracuse University in New York boasts of being the first U.S. postsecondary institution to offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and the first to offer an iSchool through its School of Information Studies. The school's M.S. in Applied Data Science is offered through this iSchool in conjunction with the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. The program can be completed in 18 months, and GRE waivers are available.

Students in the program could develop high-demand data analytics skills in collaborative, live classes and through an interdisciplinary curriculum created by distinguished Syracuse faculty specifically to prepare students for careers in the growing field of data science. The program combines data-focused courses with business application classes; among the course topics explored in the program are big data analytics, decision making, database administration, data warehousing, management science, and scripting. You could also build skills in areas of data communications, data collection, data privacy protection, and statistical analysis.

In January 2020, U.S. News & World Report ranked Syracuse University's online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs as #19, and they were ranked #11 for Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs for Veterans. Syracuse University's DataScience@Syracuse program equips you with the technical, analytical and communication skills needed to lead with data in a range of organizations, such as in the role of data scientist. Glassdoor ranks data scientist as third on their ranking of top jobs in America for 2020.

Why Syracuse University?

  • Interdisciplinary Studies: The online graduate data science degree program offers both data analytics and business application coursework to help you learn how to apply concepts to solve problems in today's corporate world.
  • Advanced Technology: Syracuse University's iSchool uses advanced technology to help you track coursework, establish connections with classmates and instructors, and locate relevant social media groups.
  • Prepare for an In-Demand Job: The DataScience@Syracuse program is designed to help you build the skills needed to meet the responsibilities of a data scientist, a job title that is expected to grow nearly 30% by 2020, according to IBM.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements

As an applicant to a Syracuse University graduate program, you must hold a bachelor's degree. Some programs have additional requirements.

Syracuse University offers the following degree programs:

  • Masters in Data Science

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