Data Analytics (MS)
“Learning from data is virtually universally useful. Master it and you’ll be welcomed
– John Elder, Elder Research
The Master of Science in Data Analytics through San Jose State University, based in the heart of the Silicon Valley, is a full-fledged, industry-aligned graduate degree program catering to students and working professionals.
This world-class two-year degree will prepare you for a number of exciting career
paths, including data analyst, data administrator, business analyst, data engineer,
business intelligence analyst, information research scientist, or an advanced analytics
The program has been designed to provide students from diverse academic and professional backgrounds with the advanced education necessary to draw insights from real data and to apply their analytical skills to solve real-world problems.
Features a comprehensive curriculum jointly developed by the College of Applied Sciences and Arts, the College of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of International and Extended Studies, and the College of Science.
Qualified students will have the opportunity to engage in internships with prominent companies in Silicon Valley. Internships may translate to future job opportunities on completion of the program. International students will have an opportunity to apply for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) to take advantage of the internship opportunities.
Outstanding Faculty: Academic and industry experts provide students with a industry-aligned curriculum and a wide range of practical knowledge and experience in data analytics.
Affordable Education: San Jose State University offers outstanding educational value. There are 10 required courses, for a total of 30 graduate-level units that will fulfill the requirements for earning a Master of Science in Data Analytics. The tuition cost to complete all 10 required courses is $22,500 (For Academic Year 2018-19).
- STEM Degree Program: Classified as a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) degree program and meets course requirements for F-1 visa holders.
Your Career Opportunities
With a Master of Science in Data Analytics from San Jose State University you will have access to a wide variety of career choices, and to top Silicon Valley companies.Back to Top
Applying to the Program
Prospective students interested in the program are encouraged to complete a prequalification
form to determine your suitability for the program.
- Review the admission requirements
Check the Admission Requirements to make sure you meet the eligibility criteria.
- Fall 2018 prequalification process is now closed.
Apply in step 3.
- Apply to San Jose State University
Apply for the MSDA program on Cal State Apply under Interdisciplinary.
For additional information on how to apply, review the following application instructions
Fall 2018 Only: The MSDA program has been granted an exception from SJSU to allow for late application submissions to the program with the following deadlines.
Cal State Apply Application Deadline: June 1, 2018
Document Deadline for Required Materials to GAPE: June 20, 2018
- Check your Admission Status
After applying to this program, login to MySJSU to check the status of your application and check your "to-do" list for any missing documents. Submit all documents to SJSU GAPE at email@example.com; include your SJSU ID and name in the body of the email.
Please review the Admission Requirements to see what you will need to be admitted to the M.S. in Data Analytics program.
Go to Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about the program and the application process.
For any additional information, please email your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org