Data Science & Analytics Program Offerings
The DSA has designed two program offerings to provide study of Advanced Big Data and Analytical tools and techniques.
- The Master’s of Data Science and Analytics is an in-depth study of tools and emphasis areas.
- Graduate Certificate Program provides a targeted look at data science and it’s tools.
Data Science as a Collaborative Lifecycle
We teach data science as a collaborative lifecycle, where data and processes have provenance from the raw data stage through to the resulting business intelligence products. A data lifecycle starting with data curation, exploratory data analysis, statistical and machine learning modeling and refinements, and decision product production is used to tell the story of the data.
Two key philosophies drive this:
Data Science is unique and requires a tailor-made approach to fit each field. Mizzou’s Data Science & Analytics MS multi-disciplinary program focuses on the concentration areas best fitting your company and career.
- Human Centered Design for Data
- Data Journalism and Stategic Communication
- High Performance Computing
that I have learned is how to clean up data…how to figure out what is most important and how to tell that story with great visualization.”
The diverse student backgrounds enable some lively discussions and numerous perspectives based on prior experiences and the diverse industry background. We strive to enhance student learning of technology in cooperative, team oriented settings.
Students are routinely (weekly) tasked to perform cooperative communication with fellow students to help them develop their communication and collaboration skills around the technical coursework and subject matter.