Find Your Future in Big Data

Earn Your Data Science Graduate Degree OR Graduate Certificate Online


Developed with an understanding that today’s organizations need qualified professionals with the skills to transform “big data” into big insights and better decisions, UW-Green Bay’s Master of Science in Data Science program will teach you how to clean, organize, analyze and interpret unstructured data, deriving knowledge and communicating your discoveries clearly. In short, “big data” is the science of taking vast amounts of data and turning it into useable information that helps organizations make decisions and measure performance.

The Hot Job of the Decade

Big data is in big demand. With the potential to impact nearly every sector of the global economy, data science is emerging as one of the fastest-growing professions of the 21st century. According to McKinley Global Institute, “Demand for deep analytical talent in the United States could be 50-60 percent greater than its projected supply by 2018.” UW-Green Bay’s Master of Science in Data Science is designed to help you get “the sexiest job of the 21st century” (Harvard Business Review) and to make preparing for that job convenient and affordable.

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Discover how to transform big data into actionable insights and advance your career in the growing field of data science.

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Learn how to effectively work with and communicate about data, positioning yourself for success in today’s data-driven world.

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Big Data Big Ideas Speaker Series

Data science encompasses the theoretical and practical application of ideas. UW-Green Bay is working in partnership with leading experts to make available a speaker series that demonstrates how to utilize big data in creative and powerful ways. Check out our line-up of experts. 

Experienced Faculty
UW-Green Bay has partnered with teaching faculty throughout the state to bring together diverse and distinguished expertise from all around the UW System

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A Program For You
Designed for busy adults, the Master of Science or Graduate Certificate in Data Science program provide flexible schedules and no GMAT or GRE admission requirements.

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Accessible and Affordable
The entire Data Science program is made available online, and tuition is a flat fee of $875 per credit, whether you are across town or across the country.

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Big Career Opportunities
Organizations in nearly every industry are racing to hire qualified professionals with the skills to transform big data into big insights and better decisions.

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Student Success Story

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Clayton CJ Elger went from playing baseball as a kid to keeping the scorebook for his coach to today working with Major League Baseball team Tampa Bay Rays as a data engineer. This is Elger's fourth season with the Rays. He monitors the computer models that provide data to Tampa Bay player experts."People think of this as Jonah Hill's character in Moneyball," said Elger, 29. Elger is a Peoria native who earned dual bachelor's degrees in computer and electrical engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He then earned his Master of Science Degree from UW-Green Bay. 

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UW-Green Bay offers a wide array of graduate programs taught by faculty with exceptional research and professional experience at an affordable price.

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UW-Green Bay's Sampath Ranganathan

Meet Sampath Kumar

Sampath Kumar is an Associate Professor and the Chair of the Master's of Data Science Program at UW-Green Bay. His research interests are in areas of e-services, service loyalty, customer satisfaction, total quality management, nonprofit marketing, religious symbols in advertising and supply chain management. Kumar's works have been published in journals like the Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising, International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management and International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing.

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