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Master of Science - Data Analytics




What will I learn?

The M.S. in Data Analytics equips students with technical skills that are used by professional data scientists for data analysis, visualization, predictions, and discoveries. This Master degree at UNLV utilizes the strengths of six colleges for computer programming, database technology, machine learning, management, and statistical techniques for data analysis in specific disciplines. The program covers applications in many industries and specialties such as health care, hospitality, social sciences, engineering, business, and government.

Learning Outcomes

Demonstrate a basic level of technical knowledge related to programming, database management, and machine learning.
Demonstrate a mastery of in-depth knowledge of fundamental and basic statistical principles.
Formulate, update, and communicate results obtained from the data.

Which department am I in?

Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

Study options

Full Time (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
$24,050.00 (19,84,323) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 May 2023, 1 October 2023

Start date

15 May 2023, 16 January 2024


Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering

4505 S. Maryland Pkwy.,



89154, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Bachelor’s Degree – You must hold a four-year baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, or an approved international equivalent. Grade Point Average – You must have a minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 (4.00=A) for your bachelor’s degree, or a minimum 3.00 (4.00=A) for the last two years (60 semester hours).

For international students

Applicants will be requested to submit:

  • Completed undergraduate Bachelor's degree.

English Proficiency Requirement:

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Minimum score: 6.5; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) (Paper-based) Minimum score: 74; (Computer-based) Minimum score: 213; (Internet-based) Minimum score: 80. Michigan Test of English Language Placement (MTELP) - Minimum score: 85; Pearson Test of English (PTE)- Minimum score: 65.

Application Deadline: Aug. 1 for fall semester; Dec. 1 for spring semester; May 1 for summer semester.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Nevada

UNLV provides excellent teaching quality and the diverse modern methods it uses ensure students are at the cutting-edge of their chosen field.

  • Wide selection of study programs including unique options
  • Most diverse school in the U.S (2022 U.S. News & World Report)
  • Thriving campus life amongst the lively Las Vegas atmosphere
  • R1 top tier award from Carnegie for research-related learning