Online Master of Science in Data Science

Lewis University online MS in Data Science program offers two concentrations: Data Science for Computer Scientists and Data Science for Life Scientists.

By Michael Tsiappoutas, Sept 2014.

Lewis University Gain an advanced understanding of mining big data with Lewis University's online, 36-credit online Master of Science in Data Science degree with concentrations in Computer Science and the Life Sciences. The program aims to produce data science practitioners who clearly understand how to process, store, visualize and analyze data.

Its core curriculum starts with a course in Mathematics for the Data Scientist, a handpicked collection of mathematical methods central to understanding subsequent courses in machine learning, statistics, data mining & analytics and statistical programming. Students will also learn how to put analytics into practice and gain an advanced understanding of computer science through courses covering topics, such as:
  • Encryption and authentication systems
  • Statistical programming
  • Large-scale data storage systems
  • Software design
  • Distributed computing

Students within the program enjoy access to both the faculty of Lewis University and to an esteemed advisory board of industry professionals, who help keep the curriculum current and on the cutting edge.

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Take the next step toward discovering the meaning behind data with Lewis University's online Master of Science in Data Science degree program. Call (866) 967-7046 to speak with a Graduate Admissions Counselor, or request more information.

Bio: Michael Tsiappoutas, adjunct professor at Lewis University's MS in Data Science degree, earned his PhD in Engineering and Applied Physics from the University of New Orleans. He is currently a Senior Statistician with State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (since 2007).