I want a shortlist for the universities for Data Science and MIS. Also, can you provide the requirements for admission?

Asked by Supraja Kodiganti about 2 years ago

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Nikhil Agarwal

Nikhil Agarwal

MentR-Me Team

Country Expert : Australia

The majority of universities in the US offer a 1.5 to 2-year Master in Data Science program. One of those programmes will use numbers to determine our highly advanced future. Sixty-nine universities in the USA offer an MS in Data Science, giving international students plenty of options for their program of study. A comparable program to the MS in Data Science is the MS in Analytics, offered by several universities like Northwestern University.

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To apply for a Masters's in Data Science in the USA, students must have a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, economics, or a closely related discipline. The cost of tuition at US universities that provide an MS in Data Science is around 21,000.

Following are some of the universities for Data Science and MIS:- 

  1. Stanford
  2. Harvard
  3. MIT
  4. Yale
  5. Northwestern University
  6. The University of Chicago 

Prerequisites for admission to the MS in Data Science program in the USA

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, statistics, economics, or computer science
  • Objective Statement Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE results
  • Working knowledge (2-3 years)
  • Scores on tests of English language skills, such as the IELTS or TOEFL

The future of data scientists 
Nearly all industries, from fashion to e-commerce, IT giants to IT organizations, today require graduates in data science. The need to manage enormous amounts of data, decipher it, and carefully use it to the organization's advantage has grown tremendously with ever-increasing digitization. According to a recent IBM report, there will be a significant increase in the demand for data scientists, with 2.7 million new positions annually by 2020. According to a new CareerCast survey, a data scientist is a top job in the USA. A data scientist makes an average annual pay of $114,520.

Graduates are well prepared for important employment in remote sensing, robotics, and the Internet of Things, thanks to Big Data and Machine Learning (IoT). In addition, graduate analytics and data science graduates can also work in top-notch research and development labs.

Popular career paths for graduates in data science and analytics include:

  1. Data scientist, developer of data visualization
  2. Researcher in robotics
  3. Engineer in machine learning
  4. Data mining specialist
  5. AI researcher and builder of big data solutions
  6. Analyst for business intelligence

So if you can share more things, then I can suggest more. Also, you can share your profile to get evaluated.


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