Data analytics is a fast-growing field and often the key to business strategy and the solution to complex questions. Data analysts are sought after in nearly every field. In fact, in a recent study IBM predicts that by 2020 demand for data professionals will increase by 364,000 job openings to 2,720,000.
The MS in Data Analytics is designed to develop flexible leaders with advanced data skills. When done, you’ll be able to apply in-depth knowledge of statistics, probability, and data analytics across a broad range of fields. Most students finish the master’s program in two years, but it can be completed in one with accelerated study. Full-and part-time study available.
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers Tufts undergraduates the option to complete their bachelor’s degree and master’s in Data Analytics together. The program allows students to finish the 120 credit-hour undergraduate degree and 30 credit-hour master's degree typically within five years.
The four course Certificate in Data Analytics provides an avenue for students who wish to earn a credential in data analytics, but who may not need or be ready to commit to a master’s program.
In addition to our Certificate in Data Analytics, Tufts also offers certificates in related fields such as Spatial Data Analytics, GIS, and Program and Organizational Evaluation.