Southern New Hampshire University

MS in Data Analytics

The Master of Science in Data Analytics program at Southern New Hampshire University is designed for potential leaders in data management, information management, or analytics. Continue reading to find out more about this master's degree program.

Official Program Name:

Master of Science in Data Analytics

School Offering Program:

Southern New Hampshire University

Program Prerequisites:

A background in information technology or computer science and knowledge of basic computer functions are useful for prospective students of the Master of Science in Data Analytics program. Strong math, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills can also be helpful. All applicants to Southern New Hampshire University master's degree programs must have earned a bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Program Description:

Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Science in Data Analytics program offers students the opportunity to study advanced topics in data design, management, integration, and assessment. Students can learn about data management systems, data interpretation methods, data analysis reporting processes, risk management strategies, predictive model development, and the impact of Big Data on business organizations. Other required courses address managerial programming techniques, business research methodologies, and project management concepts and processes. Students will be expected to design and implement their own integrative analytics project in the program's capstone course.

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Financial Aid Available:

Federal financial aid is available to those who qualify. Contact the SNHU Financial Aid office to learn more about your financial aid options.

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Required Courses for a Master of Science in Data Analytics:

Foundation Courses

  • MBA 501: Mathematics and Statistics for Business
  • DAT 500: Data and Information Management

Core Courses

  • DAT 510: Foundations of Data
  • DAT 515: Enterprise Data Management
  • DAT 520: Decision Methods and Modeling
  • DAT 530: Presentation and Visualization of Data
  • QSO 640: Project Management
  • DAT 610: Optimization and Risk Assessment
  • DAT 640: Predictive Analytics
  • DAT 650: Advanced Data Analytics
  • DAT 690: Capstone in Data Analytics
  • Students also select three graduate-level Database Administration, Information Technology, or Quantitative Studies/Operations Management courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

Once they have successfully completed Southern New Hampshire University's Master of Science in Data Analytics program, graduates could seek employment opportunities in corporate IT departments or technology consulting firms. They could oversee data-related projects, assess risk and quality control, analyze data patterns, or design data analysis tools.

Positions graduates could pursue include:

  • Quantitative Analyst
  • Senior Data Analyst
  • Analytics Manager
  • Data Scientist