Canisius College

School of Arts and Sciences

MS in Data Analytics


2001 Main Street

Buffalo, NY 14208

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MS in Data Analytics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MS in Data Analytics will prepare you to work as a data specialist across a range of industries and organizations. The program is an on campus, cohort program that starts in the Summer. You’ll learn how to work with and analyze large data sets, and how to apply data knowledge within a field of specialization. You’ll gain the effective teamwork and communication skills that are essential to working within diverse, multidisciplinary organizations. And you’ll get a solid grounding in the ethics of data stewardship, training that is highly relevant in an age where the accumulation and storage of personal data is ever increasing.

The insights drawn from big data hold great promise for organizations in a wide array of fields including marketing, policing, government policy-making, banking, sports and more. People who can effectively utilize big data help companies make better and faster decisions and operate more efficiently – a big reason why data analytics professionals are in such high demand.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

International Student Requirements:

Canadian and other international applicants must provide a completed Certification of Finances Form. International students who have completed university coursework outside the U.S. and Canada are required to have their transcripts and degrees evaluated by a foreign credential evaluation service such as World Education Services (WES) TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) score, IELTS (International English Language Testing System) score, or a CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language) score. TOEFL: 79 IBT or 550 PBT IELTS: 6.5 overall CAEL: 70 overall

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 30

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $819 USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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