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Master of Science - Data Analytics (30 credits)

This program is purposefully designed to cover all key areas of data analytics in just 30 credits. It prepares both students already familiar with data analytics and those new to the field to be proficient in data mining, data visualization and communication and predictive analysis. You will also master modern data warehousing and cloud computing — among other highly sought-after skills — and become proficient in industry-standard software like SQL, R Programming, IBM SPSS Statistics, IBM SPSS Modeler, Tableau, Rstudio and more.

We are proud to offer flexibility for working professionals while still providing sufficient time for in-depth, hands-on practice. There are no prerequisites for this program, so you don’t need to be a data analytics professional to enroll.

What can you do with this degree?

The field of big data is exploding in growth and more businesses and organizations are looking for trained data experts to help them grow opportunities, reduce inefficiencies and improve outcomes using data analytics. Graduates of this program have gone on to become data managers, data analysts, consultants, business and marketing analysts, and more.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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The Davenport difference

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Courses are offered in a 15-week semester format with flexible scheduling options for working professionals and full-time students.


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Industry leaders

Our program is the largest online data analytics program in Michigan.


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Master the basics

This program is purposefully designed to develop your proficiency in three major areas of data analytics: predictive analytics, data mining, and data visualization and communication.


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Beginners welcome

The entire program is only 30 credits with no prerequisites, so you don't need to be a data analytics professional to enroll.


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Top employing organizations of graduates

  • Fifth Third Bank
  • State of Michigan
  • Farmers Insurance
  • Spectrum Health
  • Steelcase


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Endless career possibilities. Here are just a few:

  • Data Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Market Analyst


Davenport Campus

Davenport is a private, not-for-profit university with more than 150 years of experience preparing students for successful careers. 

Offering over 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, we align with top employers to design degree programs that help you gain the skills and real-world experience you need to rise above the rest. With small class sizes and campuses across Michigan or online, you'll earn a quality education on your schedule at Davenport University.