Location: Potsdam Delivery Method: Online, Onsite

The Master of Science in Data Analytics program provides you with the skills to be an effective professional in a rapidly growing field.

Upon completion, you will be able to identify, acquire, manage, present, analyze and interpret large amounts of data in a variety of organizational settings.

Online or on-site, the data analytics program offers close faculty and student interaction, with core courses ensuring that you acquire key critical skills from industry experts. In addition, the program offers a range of elective courses in various areas of data analytics from which you can build additional levels of proficiency and expertise while rounding out your education.

The President of the firm was so impressed with my work [as part of my Data Analytics Capstone project] that they offered me a full time position. I was able to secure this position only because of what I learned in my classes.

Simran Amlani MS Data Analytics '16 Data Analyst at TransAct Title


MS in Data Analytics

The 33 credits of the MS degree program consist of five 3-credit core graduate courses, four 3-credit graduate elective courses, and one 6-credit capstone course based on a sponsored project. The program is generally three semesters for full time residential students. Online students can build part time or full time schedules that work for them. Part time students generally finish the program in about 2 years.

Data Analytics MS Curriculum

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Career Outlook

Demand for data science and analytics professionals in the U.S. is quickly outgrowing the supply of such talent. The number of data science and analytics job listings is expected to increase by 364,000 openings to 2,720,000 by 2020, according to a 2017 report published by IBM. 


General Admission Requirements

Admission is based on your drive, academics, references, test performance and how you'll fit into the program.

An application includes

  • transcripts from your undergraduate institution(s)
  • GMAT/GRE scores (may not be needed for applicants with work experience, graduate degrees or other practical/applied skill sets)
  • resume
  • essays and letters of recommendation

International Students

  • TOEFL score of 80 or above
  • certificate of finance to receive an I-20

Contact Us

Interested in learning more? Contact

Boris Jukic
Director of Business Analytics

Ready to apply? Contact

Graduate Admissions Team


Clarkson University's School of Business is among the nation's select institutions to obtain accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) in addition to the University's overall accreditation by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

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