Are you ready to join the ranks of technology professionals who are quietly changing the world? When you enroll in PennWest’s Data Analytics program online, you will be on your way.
Built on PennWest Clarion’s highly regarded M.S. in Applied Data Analytics and PennWest California’s industry-approved graduate certificate in Data Science, this 100% online program includes instruction in data warehousing, querying databases and reporting, data mining, predictive modeling and analytics, computer programming, inference, machine learning, optimization, probability and stochastic models, statistics, big data analytics, and visual analytics (data visualization).
This program prepares you to make a meaningful contribution to organizations in every field, from retail sales to health care, because you will have the skills and expertise to interpret and apply big data to generate insights that will identify and predict business trends.
You will have access to resources such as a Virtual Data Analytics lab, as well as the full attention of faculty who are in the classroom and in the labs, serving as your mentors and guides. Two capstone courses will prepare you to sit for the SAS Programming Specialist exam and launch your career in this lucrative and rewarding field.
An IBM report states that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone.
Designed for working professionals
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage of computer systems analysts was $99,270 in May 2021.
Capstone courses allow students to explore and identify real-world datasets for analysis.
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What Can I Do with a Master’s in Data Science and Analytics?
Jobs in information technology are ranked in the "Best Jobs in America" by Money Magazine year after year. An article from The Economist explored which degrees give the best financial returns and another article from Forbes Magazine listed the majors with the highest starting salaries.
Students graduate from our programs with a solid education and get good jobs with outstanding employers such as Raytheon, PNC Bank, Minitab, DataForma, Remote Database Experts, and Future POS. Graduates can also be found in successful positions in local schools, banks and small businesses, as well as government positions.
Introduction to Programming and Introduction to Statistics undergraduate classes are strongly recommended.
PennWest’s three campuses, California, Clarion and Edinboro universities, have been delivering award-winning online programs for more than 20 years. You’ll graduate with a degree from Pennsylvania Western University, completely supported by the expertise and community of learners on our brick-and-mortar campuses.