2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    May 18, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Science, Analytics Specialization, MS


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Prerequisites for the Program


This specialization is open to students from any major. Students are expected to have taken a university-level calculus course and an introductory statistics course. It is expected that the student will have taken an introductory computing course or be using computing in their profession. The statistics requirement can be satisfied by taking Loyola's preparatory course, DS 510  or another approved introductory statistics course.

Degree Requirements


The degree consists of 31 graduate credit hours, as follows:

Electives


Choose two electives from business courses (GB) offered by the Sellinger School of Business and Management or statistics electives:

Program of Study


The program is designed around the required courses and electives. The program concludes with a year-long data science project where students practice the skills they have acquired through their course work in a real-world project, working with a client who has a data need.

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