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About Data Science and Analytics

Data Science and Analytics is designed for professionals seeking career advancement, or college graduates from any field, who want to master practical, essential skills in data science and analytics which are in high demand by employers in today's data revolution.

The degree program is interdisciplinary in nature. Students will have the benefit of studying from experts in the respective fields in a coordinated curriculum. The DSA curriculum will be combined with business and communication courses allowing graduates to become leaders in their profession. The curriculum includes courses covering big data, statistics, machine learning, database management, data visualization, programming, and business intelligence. 

Data Science and Analytics, M.S.

Multidisciplinary Studies, Data Science and Analytics Track, M.S.

Data Science Analytics, Graduate Certificate

Degree Information

Data science and analytics (DSA) is a fast-growing discipline leading to excellent job opportunities in a variety of fields:

  • Business
  • Industry
  • Health
  • Government
  • Education

Speaker Series: The Data Science and Analytics masters program invites industry experts to give presentations on interesting and cutting edge topics in analytics.

Speaker Series Seminars

Build a Better Buffalo:  SUNY Buffalo State hosts events in collaboration with Data Analytics Across Disciplines (DAAD) which brings together students and industry leaders to engage in problem solving by utilizing data analytics.

Build a Better Buffalo

Each student in our program is required to have an internship with a research component and construct a research report as a product of the process. As a core component of the PSM program, internships allows students to gain a meaningful, hands-on work experience. This opportunity also provides mentoring from industry leaders along with the possibility of gaining a job through this experience.

Undergraduate Student Internships

  • Linde.Digital
  • Huron
  • ORNL
  • CIA
  • Life Storage

Graduate Student Internships

  • NYC Mayor's Office
  • Praxaire
  • VIA
  • New York State Office of Housing Preservation
  • Zintellect
  • Department of Defense
  • CIA
  • Life Storage

4+1 Pathway

4+1 Pathway allows students to complete course requirements for their bachelor’s degree while taking select graduate-level coursework during their undergraduate study.

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Real World Learning

We offer a project-based approach and working onsite with industry partners.