Become an in-demand data analytics professional

Master of Science - Data Analytics (30 credits)

Cultivate the skills and knowledge for in-demand data analytics careers through the master in data analytics at Davenport University. This 30-credit master’s degree is offered fully online through Davenport’s pioneering Global Campus and is available to those with or without data backgrounds.

Through Davenport’s master in data analytics online, you’ll develop expertise in data mining, data visualization and storytelling, cloud computing, predictive analysis and data warehousing. Gain a command of industry software, such as SQL, R Programming, IBM SPSS Statistics, IBM SPSS Modeler, Tableau and Rstudio.

Davenport’s courses align with the Quality Matters (QM) rubric to ensure you’re receiving a high-quality online education. 

What is data analytics?

Data analytics involves using tools and techniques to turn raw data into insights that help companies and organizations make better business decisions. The need for highly knowledgeable and skilled data scientists and data analysts is skyrocketing as more and more companies adopt big data and analytics technologies. With the fully online master in data analytics at Davenport, you’ll be prepared to help businesses and organizations use data analytics to grow opportunities, reduce inefficiencies and improve outcomes.

Explore classes for Davenport’s master in data analytics

Cover all the key areas of data analytics in just 30 credits through Davenport’s master in data analytics online. To ensure you’re ready to rise to the top of the job market, our career-centered curriculum includes courses in data mining, predictive analysis, data visualization and communication and R programming. With 100% online courses you’ll enjoy the flexibility you need as a working professional to balance your data analytics degree with your life. 

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

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Why study data analytics at Davenport University?

Through the master in data analytics, you’ll learn from expert data analytics faculty who are industry-experienced data analysts and scientists. They’ll go beyond teaching you technical skills in data analytics to preparing you to communicate data analytics to nontechnical audiences. You’ll receive in-depth, hands-on practice with real-world projects in data analytics — even online. If you’re looking for something a little quicker, Davenport also offers three 12-credit data analytics certifications. You can apply certificate credits directly to the full master in data analytics. 

Experience the Davenport difference:

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Flexible online master’s

It’s easy to manage your data analyst master’s with your busy life. Take two online courses over 15-week semesters and finish in just 2.5 years. 


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Leading data analytics degree

Earn your master in data analytics from the largest online data analytics program in the state of Michigan.


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96% rate of employment 

Become an in-demand data scientist with 96% of Davenport grads employed within six months of graduating


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Purposefully designed curriculum

Develop expertise in three major areas of data analytics: predictive analysis, data mining and data visualization and communication


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No background required

Enroll in the data analytics master’s program — with or without a data analytics background. No GRE or GMAT necessary. 


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Endless career opportunities

Prepare for a wide range of careers, including data manager, data analyst, consultant, business analyst, and market analyst. Graduates of Davenport’s data analytics master’s program work for top employers such as Fifth Third Bank, State of Michigan, Farmers Insurance, Spectrum Health and Steelcase. 


Get started on your Master of Science in Data Analytics

Explore the admissions requirements and then take the next step toward earning your master in data analytics online. 

Talk to an admissions advisor

Davenport’s admissions team is here to answer your questions. Please call us at 800.686.1600 or email us at

Apply now and request more information

Start on the road to a successful career in data analytics. Request more information or begin your application now.

Additional resources

Some programs require a student to complete a portion of their degree plan off-campus. 
View a full list of those programs and courses


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