Loyola University Maryland

Master or Science (M.S.) in Data Science



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master or Science (M.S.) in Data Science

Format: Online

Program Description:

Take your career to the next level with a Master of Science in Data Science at Loyola University Maryland. The master’s program gives you the skills you need to become a data scientist. With the programming skills in Python needed to turn messy web data into clean data and the knowledge of how to apply sophisticated statistical modeling using R, you will be able to answer any data-driven problem. From Loyola's Jesuit background, the program also provides students the opportunity to learn about the ethical implications of the work they will do as data scientist. The school's strong commitment to social justice leads the program to encourage students to engage with nonprofits.This degree blends computer science and statistics courses with business courses to render students adaptable to any domain with rigorous statistical and computational skills. The program concludes with a year-long data science project where students practice the skills they have acquired through their course work in a real world project working with a client who has a data need. The program highlights the ethical dilemmas data scientists face. Our students will learn how these principles apply to data science, and the social context of data science.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

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Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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