Credits required
45 or 18 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 45 or 18 quarter credits are equal to 30 or 12 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$560 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of these programs online. View the master's curriculum or the certificate curriculum.
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Data Analytics – Master of Science

Master's curriculum

In Oregon State University's online Master of Science in Data Analytics program, you'll explore real data problems that are interesting and challenging as you equip yourself with the quantitative tools and skills needed to gather, analyze and interpret data on large and small scales.

All courses in this program were developed and are taught by full-time Oregon State faculty members, and the coursework integrates OSU's strengths in statistics, computer science, mathematics, policy and applied sciences such as genomics.

Degree requirements

This 45-credit master's program includes a combination of courses in statistics, computer science and statistics electives. Degree requirements and curriculum details are available on OSU's academic catalog.

Required courses (45 credits)

  • ST 516 – Foundations of Data Analytics (4)
  • ST 517 – Data Analytics (4)
  • ST 518 – Data Analytics II (4)
  • ST 558 – Multivariate Analytics (3)
  • ST 566 – Time Series Analytics (3)
  • ST 595 – Capstone Project
  • CS 511 – Programming and Data Structures (4)
  • CS 512 – Data Science Tools and Programming (4)
  • CS 519 – Applied Machine Learning (4)
  • Plus 12 credits of electives

Oral examination

Successful completion of a final oral examination is required. You will present and defend your capstone project and course of study in coordination with your graduate committee. Learn more on OSU's academic catalog.


Notice: Oregon State University students may now take part in internships anywhere in the United States. Read more about Ecampus’ authorization and compliance.

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