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Explore the Professional Master’s in Data Analytics at NMSU Global Campus

The focus of this master's degree program is to equip students who seek technical skills to advance their careers in the domain of data analytics.

The Professional Master’s in Data Analytics provides our NMSU Global Campus students with a strong foundation in data management and analysis, computational and statistical thinking, and deep understanding of computer systems.

Program Highlights and Learning Outcomes

Data analytics is an inherently interdisciplinary discipline, dealing with methods and systems to synthesize knowledge or insights from large quantities of data collected from heterogeneous sources and diverse spatial and time scales.

Data analytics employs theories, methodologies, and tools drawn from many fields—within the broad areas of mathematics, statistics, and computer and information sciences—and applies them to a diversity of data-rich domains, such as life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, social sciences, engineering, business, and education.

NMSU Global Campus data analytics graduates bring sharp skills and abilities to today's workforce:

  • Activate programming and debugging skills to solve problems.
  • Analyze real-life data from diverse sources and domains.
  • Effectively apply analytics tools to large data sets.
  • Apply mathematical and statistical models to data analysis problems.
  • Apply computational thinking to develop effective data analytics solutions.
  • Use computer technology and software in solving real-life data analysis problems.
  • Understand and address unfamiliar problems related to data analytics.
  • Develop effective instrument to communicate solutions to diverse audiences.


Degree type: Professional Master’s in Data Analytics

College: Arts and Sciences

Department: Computer Science

Delivery formats: 100% online

Program lenght: Full-time (1.5-2 years); part-time (up to 3-4 years)

Cost per credit hour:

  • Graduate online: $444.40*†
  • Active Military online: $250*†

Accredited by: NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

*For NMSU Global Campus programs and courses, the per credit hour cost is listed above. Special tuition agreements (Western Undergraduate Exchange, Descubre, etc.) are not applicable to NMSU Global Campus programs. Course fees still apply and are charged separately. Textbooks, uniforms, equipment, etc., are additional program costs. Additional per credit costs might be charged by the program, department or college.

†For on-campus students, find tuition and fees here.

Career Pathways

NMSU Global Campus graduates with a Professional Master’s in Data Analytics are highly qualified to pursue careers including:

  • Analytics Officer
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Computer Systems Design
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Financial and Operational Analysts
  • Healthcare Analysts
  • Scientific Researcher
  • System Analysts
  • Technical Consulting

Scholarships and Financial Aid

NMSU helps to keep your tuition costs affordable. But if you need financial help, NMSU is ready to work with you to determine the best ways to finance your education to earn your Professional Master’s in Data Analytics degree.

Financial assistance includes loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. To apply, use NMSU’s convenient Scholar Dollar$ one-stop scholarship application,which serves all students in the NMSU system.

NMSU Global Campus students are also eligible for loans and grants. The first step in applying for financial aid is to complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Learn more about financial aid opportunities at NMSU.

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