To The Top

The University of Missouri’s Master of Science in Data and Analytics ​degree is a 34-credit, online and mixed mode delivery, multidisciplinary program. We welcome students with different academic backgrounds to become productive data scientists in Missouri and regionally connected industries. Our program reflects the evolving fields of data science by providing unique curriculum emphases in several different disciplines.

Degrees Offered

Data Science and Analytics, Master of Science

Requires Campus Visits

The program offers a Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics with emphasis areas in Biotechnology, High Performance Computing, Human Centered Science Design or Strategic Communications and Data Journalism.

Admission Criteria

Fall deadline: April 19

Minimum Language Requirements

Click here to view the minimum English language proficiency test scores

Required Application Materials

For the Graduate School

  • Completed Graduate School online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Data Science and Analytics Program

  • Resume
  • Letter of Interest

Data Science and Analytics, Graduate Certificate

100% Online

View Federal Gainful
Employment Disclosure

Officially approved as:

Stand Alone: No
Degree Dependent: Yes

Total Credit Hours:  15

Certificate description: The objective of the Graduate Certificate in Data Science and Analytics is to enable students from multiple different graduate programs at the University of Missouri to receive education and training in the emerging field of Data Science. Data science skills are increasingly necessary for all fields of advanced study due to the emergence of large scale data and the incumbent challenges across academia and industry. This certificate will also support the University of Missouri’s strategic goals of increasing interdisciplinary approaches to problem solving.

At the conclusion of the Graduate Certificate in Data Science and Analytics, students will:

  1. Have experience in applying state-of-the-art data science tools and techniques to solve industry, academic and/or business data and decision-making challenges.
  2. Have a comprehensive understanding of modern data analytics, statistical analysis, and visualization tools that facilitate timely, large data analysis.
  3. Be able to effectively communicate to a broad audience the relevant information derived from large data collections using a variety of visualization and presentation methods.
  4. Understand the fundamental and advanced statistical and mathematical principles upon which advanced data analysis techniques are built.

Certificate web site:
https://online.missouri.edu/degreeprograms/informatics-institute/data-science-analytics/grad-cert/

For information about certificate, contact:
Dr. Grant Scott, Director for the Data Science and Analytics Program

Email:   
Phone:  (573) 884-6077
Address:  241 Engineering Building West, University of Missouri

Federal Gainful Employment Disclosure

Graduate Certificate in Data Science and Analytics
Program Length12 months
Program Costs
  • $15,770 for in-state tuition
  • $15,770 for out-of-state tuition
  • $1,130 for mandatory fees
  • $1,026 for books and supplies
  • All tuition and fees are subject to change. A student’s residency (e.g., resident vs. nonresident), location (e.g., on campus vs. online) and enrollment level (i.e., number of credit hours taken) effect tuition and fee costs. Visit the MU Cashiers Office website for more program cost information.
Median DebtFewer than 10 students completed this program within normal time. This number has been withheld to preserve the confidentiality of the students.
Licensure RequirementThe following states do not have licensure requirements for this profession:
Missouri
Other InformationFor more information about graduation rates, loan repayment rates, and post-enrollment earnings about this institution and other postsecondary institutions, please click here: https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/.


These disclosures are required by the U.S. Department of Education