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M.S. Applied Data Analytics

Career advancement for current professionals

The Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics is designed for experienced professionals who recognize the value of data in decision making and problem solving. The curriculum covers the entire data analytics process and focuses on applying modern analysis techniques and tools to discover new knowledge from data.

Program outcomes

Upon completion of the Applied Data Analytics program at The College of St. Scholastica, the graduate will be able to:

  • Evaluate business challenges and formulate questions leading to solutions
  • Identify data needs to answer business questions
  • Apply modern techniques to retrieve and prepare data for analysis
  • Select and apply proper tools and analytical models
  • Communicate results as action-oriented and meaningful
  • Integrate ethical considerations in data collection and reporting


The M.S. in Applied Data Analytics is offered in a 100% online format. This allows working professionals the flexibility they need to complete the degree.

CIS Department Chair 

Dr. Brandon Olson, PMP