What is the M.S. in Data Analytics?
The M.S. in Data Analytics equips students with technical skills that are used by professional data scientists for data analysis, visualization, predictions, and discoveries. This master’s degree at UNLV utilizes the strengths of six colleges for computer programming, database technology, machine learning, management, and statistical techniques for data analysis in specific disciplines. The interdisciplinary program covers applications in many industries and specialties such as health care, hospitality, social sciences, engineering, business, and government.
Students will learn marketable programming languages and technology skills in addition to business and leadership skills. Courses will cover Python, R, SQL, Spark, statistics, machine learning, business intelligence, and big data.