Northwestern’s Master of Science in Analytics (MSiA) program teaches students the skills that drive business success in today’s hyper-competitive, data-driven world and aims to produce well-rounded data scientists who possess the rigorous technical training and the business acumen to lead data science teams.

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Harness the full value of data through predictive, prescriptive, and 
descriptive analytics

Master of Science in Analytics

Why study artificial intelligence?

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“The MSiA program not only provides the skills industries require but also teaches students how to learn continuously and seek out additional resources to develop 
a solution”

Andrew Fox (MSiA '14)
Data scientist, opex analytics
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Top-tier
faculty

Study under elite Northwestern faculty as well as leading industry experts through seminars 
and workshops.

INDUSTRY 
COLLABORATION

Broaden your perspective by working with professional data scientists and attending MSiA's annual data conference and quarterly seminar series.

CAREER 

SUCCESS

Graduate well-prepared for work in across numerous industries.  Since inception, 100 percent of MSiA graduates have received a job offer within three months of graduation.

Top-tier faculty

Study under elite Northwestern faculty as well as leading industry experts through seminars 
and workshops.

INDUSTRY 

COLLABORATION

Broaden your perspective by working with professional data scientists and attending MSiA's annual data conference and quarterly seminar series.

CAREER 

SUCCESS

Graduate well-prepared for work in across numerous industries.  Since inception, 100 percent of MSiA graduates have received a job offer within three months of graduation.

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Success in today’s hyper-competitive, data-driven business environment depends on analytical skill and leadership acumen. Our program prepares students to serve their organizations through rigorous coursework in coursework in data engineering and science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and practical application of their skills to real-world projects.

Diego Klabjan
Director of the MSiA Program

and communicate patterns found in vast quantities of structured and unstructured data. Since the program’s inception, 100 percent of graduates have received a job offer within three months, including offers from top companies and startups in a range of industries including tech, consulting, finance, health care, and sports.

In today’s hyper-competitive, data-driven world, more companies are relying on analytics and demand for data scientists continues to soar. The MSiA program  provides students with a comprehensive and customized analytics curriculum that’s grounded in business reality. Students engage in rigorous technical training and gain valuable industry experience, learning to identify, interpret,

In today’s hyper-competitive, data-driven world, more companies are relying on analytics and demand for data scientists continues to soar. The MSiA program  provides students with a comprehensive and customized analytics curriculum that’s grounded in business reality. Students engage in rigorous technical training and gain valuable industry experience, learning to identify, interpret, and communicate patterns found in vast quantities of structured and unstructured data. Since the program’s inception, 100 percent of graduates have received a job offer within three months, including offers from top companies and startups in a range of industries including tech, consulting, finance, health care, and sports.

FOCUSED 
PROGRAM

Complete an MS in 15 months, including a summer internship, alongside a small cohort of ~40 students.

Comprehensive  Curriculum

Master core skills integrating data science & engineering, computer programming, and business. Llearn to develop innovative solutions for real-world 
analytics problems.

HANDS-ON 
EXPERIENCE

Connect deeply with data through hands-on projects, participation in hackathons, an industry internship and a final 
capstone project.

VALUABLE NETWORKING

Attend bi-weekly industry networking nights every fall, information sessions, and  career fairs with companies seeking to recruit 
MSiA graduates.

unique 70/30 blend of technology and business coursework

principles and newer,  emerging technologies. Business courses (30 percent) in finance, marketing, and management provide a framework for students to understand how to translate their technology ideas into practical business solutions.

MSIT provides an intensive and unique curriculum across three fundamental areas: communication systems and networks, computing systems engineering, and business and management principles. Technical courses (70 percent) focus on fundamental engineering

WHY NORTHWESTERN?

Success in today’s hyper-competitive, data-driven business environment depends on analytical skill and leadership acumen. Our program prepares students to serve their organizations through rigorous coursework in coursework in data engineering and science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and practical application of their skills to real-world projects.

Diego Klabjan
Director of the MSiA Program

Master of Science in Analytics

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