2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalogue 
    
    Aug 15, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Science, Business Analytics Specialization, MS


Prerequisites for the Program


This specialization is open to students from any major. Students are expected to have taken 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 three electives from business courses (GB) offered by the Sellinger School of Business and Management or computer science 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.