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MS in Analytics from the University of San Francisco


The MS in Analytics at U. San Francisco is an intensive one-year program that provides students with the skills necessary to develop techniques and processes for data-driven decision-making.



USF The M.S. in Analytics at the University of San Francisco is an intensive one-year program that provides students with the skills necessary to develop techniques and processes for data-driven decision-making - the key to effective business strategies.

 MS in Analytics from the University of San Francisco An innovative, interdisciplinary program offered jointly by the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Management, the Analytics Program delivers rigorous training in the mathematical and computational techniques of Big Data. It provides mastery of the analytics tied to strategic decisions - and the skills to effectively communicate these results in business settings.

You will study topics such as data mining, machine learning, statistical models, predictive analytics, econometrics, optimization, risk analysis, data visualization, business communication and management science.

USF's analytics program is highly technical and students write R and Python programs for most of their courses. Throughout their program, students work with an industrial partner in the practicum.

What is the Analytics Practicum?

Practicums are special features of the program that provide you with the professional skills, experiences and networking needed to succeed in a business setting. Each semester, students engage in a project working with an industrial partner (some of which are paid internships). Students have worked with Mozilla, SurveyMonkey, PayPal, and Thomson Reuters, among others; see Project Opportunities for more information.

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The M.S. in Analytics program starts once each year in July (summer admission). The early deadline for admission and scholarship consideration is December 4 and the final deadline is March 1. The online application for summer 2015 admission is now available. Apply Now.

Contact Us: info@analytics.usfca.edu
415-422-2966

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