University of the Pacific

College of the Pacific

Master of Science in Analytics


155 5th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Analytics

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

University of the Pacific’s Master of Science in Analytics (MS), offered by the School of Engineering and Computer Science, provides students with skills and knowledge necessary for success in the growing world of big data and analytics. The graduate-level program consists of 32 units taught over the course of four semesters (two academic years). To accommodate working professionals, the program uses a hybrid teaching approach, combining weeknight online learning with alternate weekend classroom courses at Pacific’s brand-new San Francisco campus. Students in the MS Analytics program discuss relevant weekly hot topics and gain first-hand perspectives from guest lecturers who are experts in the Analytics industry. The program provides flexible and personalized education as all learning - whether online or in the classroom - is led by faculty and features the small class sizes that are a trademark of a Pacific education. The program culminates with the hands-on capstone project, which gives students the opportunity to apply the knowledge they’ve gained by working with industry professionals to solve a real-world problem with data analysis.


The University of the Pacific is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

International Student Requirements:

"In addition to the application materials, international applicants must also supply the following information to be considered for admission to Graduate Studies. Transcript Evaluation: International Students who attended schools outside of the United States must submit a WES credential evaluation of their academic records. (see more details) Certification of Finances: Government regulations require that international students provide evidence that they are able to meet the financial requirements of their education, living expenses, and miscellaneous costs. This requires the submission of the ""Certification of Finances"" form in the amount to cover all of the aforementioned costs for one year. Exceptions to this amount are applicants who expect teaching assistantships, who are required to verify US $6,500 to qualify for admission consideration. English Proficiency Examination Results: Applicants whose native language is not English must arrange for official results of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination to be sent directly to Graduate Admission. The TOEFL exam is administered by the Educational Testing Service. English proficiency examination results are also accepted from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The institution code for the University of the Pacific is 4065, which is used to report the official scores to the University. Minimum Score for Admission: On the TOEFL iBT a minimum score of 80 or a score of at least 550 (213 on the computer-based test) is required to be considered for admission. On the IELTS a minimum score of 6.5 is required. "

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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