Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Data Analytics

The Master of Science in Computer Science concentration in Data Analytics will explore the intricacies of data analytics and expose students to various topics and tools related to data processing, analysis, and visualization. Students will learn probability theory, statistical analysis methods and tools, how to generate relevant visual presentations of data, and concepts and techniques for data mining, text mining, and web mining. Individuals who complete this program will have gained a solid knowledge of concepts and techniques in data analytics, exposure to the methods and tools for data mining and knowledge discovery, and a broad background in the theory of the practice of computer science.

Students who complete the Computer Science master’s degree concentration in Data Analytics will be able to demonstrate:

  • Familiarity with applied probability and statistics, and their relevance in day-to-day data analysis
  • The ability to explore the various data visualization techniques and their applications using real-world data sets
  • An understanding of web analytics and metrics; how to procure and process unstructured text; and hidden patterns
  • Skills in facilitating knowledge discovery using data mining techniques over vast amounts of data

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