Help forge the future of Big Data.
With the exponential growth of big data over the past few years, the need for data scientists becomes more and more pronounced and urgent.
The Data Science Institute at Saint Peter’s University is training the next generation of Data Science students by offering a cutting-edge academic program to meet such demands and train the next generation of data scientists. The Institute works closely with industry thought leaders to bring innovative ideas to market.
The Data Science program integrates scientific methods from statistics, computer science, and data-based business management to extract knowledge from data and drive decision-making. Our curriculum provides students with a rigorous course of study in big data technologies, applications, and practices a pathway for student internships and full-time employment. Graduates are prepared to meet the challenges at the intersection between big data, business analytics, and other emerging fields.
In addition to the Masters's program, we offer customized certificate and training courses in the field of analytics. One-semester preparatory courses are designed for graduate students and tailored for international studies to gain professional industry.
At A Glance
Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Data Science
Course Locations: Jersey City Campus
Program Duration: 36 Credits: A full‐time student taking 24 credits/year should complete in 1.5 years.
Course Format: Classes meet in person Monday to Friday during the day or during the evening.
Accelerated BS to MS in Data Science Program
You can earn your undergraduate degree and an MS in Data Science in five years through our Accelerated Program.
Data Science is the discipline that integrates scientific methods from statistics, computer science, and business management to extract knowledge from data to drive decision-making. This program is designed for students with a background in computer science, applied science, business, or economics. For preparedness, students need to be currently enrolled in a BS program.
The Institute brings industry leaders, academics, and researchers together to create a unique program tailored to the career needs of professionals and students. Industry partners, including IBM, American Express, Red Hat, Oracle, Pfizer, UPS, and Verisk Analytics, serve on the advisory board to address the need for advanced analytics talent in industry.