Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science
Hone the predictive analytics skills needed to join the next generation of elite data analysts with the Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science in Temple University’s Fox School of Business. This 30-credit graduate degree utilizes an innovative curriculum with classes offered in-person on Temple's Main Campus. Students have the option to earn their degree on a part- or full-time basis, depending on their professional schedules.
Through completing this degree, master’s students gain advanced expertise in the use and application of cutting-edge analytical tools and software to collect, analyze and interpret data. Other skills gained through this program include the ability to
- effectively communicate insights and results of analyses in managerially relevant terms;
- explain the applications, assumptions and limitations of data science models and techniques;
- obtain information and insight from large, high-complexity datasets; and
- understand the fundamental methods behind and usage of descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics.
In the rapidly changing world of analytics and data science, employer demand for analytics-enabled graduates continues to grow, including an increased demand for graduates with a wide array of analytics skill sets. The Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science is intended for any highly motivated student with a background in linear algebra and programming seeking a more technically challenging program offering additional computational and mathematical skills.