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MS in Data Science and Analytics | University of Oklahoma Online


Data Science and Analytics







Curriculum developed and taught by faculty from

Data Science and Analytics Institute

Gallogly College of Engineering


Gain the Skills

With the rise of Big Data, data scientists and analysts are needed more than ever. The University of Oklahoma Data Science and Analytics Institute's online Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics will help you become a data-driven leader and decision-maker in this growing career field. Our program will help you develop advanced skills in areas like data visualization and data mining.

The online Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics program is 33 credit hours and can be completed in 24 months. The program curriculum includes 24 credit hours of core courses and 9 credit hours of electives.

In this program, you will learn in-demand skills like advanced programming, statistical modeling, data mining, and data visualization. You also gain the systems understanding to predict and enhance future performance for enterprises.

Course sequence:

   Computing Structures

    Algorithm Analysis

    Advanced Analytics and Metaheuristics

    Fundamentals of Engineering Statistical Analysis


    Database Management Systems

    Intelligent Data Analytics

    Professional Practice 


    100% Online

Admission Deadline:

    Rolling Admissions

Program Start Terms:

    Fall, Spring and Summer



Academic Excellence

Earning your master’s degree from the Gallogly College of Engineering puts you in great company. U.S. News and World Report recognized the college as a top 100 engineering school.



Industry Connections

OU’s Data Science and Analytics Institute offers various training opportunities and collaboration with industry partners in the data science field. You will get a head start in transitioning from the classroom to the real-world.


Strong Career Growth

Between 2018-2028, data scientist and data analyst positions are projected to grow much faster than average. This program will give you the data science and analytics expertise that is in high demand.


An Investment in Your Future

Tuition for the online M.S. in Data Science and Analytics program is $32,500 for the entire program. Fees associated with the program are included in this cost. Books and materials are additional.

Once accepted into the online M.S. in Data Science and Analytics program, students are required to submit a $350 non-refundable deposit. This deposit will be applied to your first semester’s tuition, provided you enroll in the program and start with your designated cohort class.

Program Details

Admission to the University of Oklahoma’s Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics program is selective. The Data Science and Analytics Institute in the Gallogly College of Engineering has the following requirements for admission:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA
  • Coursework in
    • Calculus I
    • Calculus II
    • Linear Algebra
    • Two semesters, or a year of high language programming
  • TOEFL exam (international students)

How to Apply

  1. Online Application
    • Create your account
    • Submit your completed application
    • Pay application fee - $50 for US applicants and $100 for international applicants
  2. Additional Documents
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Resume
    • Three letters of recommendation
  3. Official Transcripts
    • Official transcript(s) must demonstrate a conferred bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or previous postgraduate level studies with a level of achievement acceptable to the Admissions Committee

Please note that International students have an application deadline and may require English Proficiency documentation. 

The online Master of Science of Data Science and Analytics admissions committee operates under a rolling admission process. Once the Office of Graduate Admissions has received all required application materials and evaluated transcripts, the committee will strive to respond to all applicants within two weeks.

For more information on the admissions process, please complete the contact form above and an admissions counselor will be in touch shortly.

If you would like to compare the estimated cost of your program with a typical financial aid package, use the cost calculator on our OU Online financial aid page. 

In general, University Tuition Waivers cannot be applied to OU Online programs or courses. This includes, but is not limited to, Graduate Assistant Tuition Waivers and faculty/staff waivers. 

If you have questions regarding financial aid for your online program, please contact the Online Aid office by emailing or calling at 405-325-2929.

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Program Contacts:

Enrollment Counselor:

(405) 253-5809

Schedule a Time to Meet


Randa Shehab
Senior Associate Dean, Data Science and Analytics Institute

Sridhar Radhakrishnan
Professor and Co-Director, Data Science and Analytics Institute