Online Course Report, an authority in open, corporate, and traditional online education rankings and resources, has released their 2017-2018 ranking of masters in data science degree programs here.

In compiling the ranking of online master’s in data science degrees, Online Course Report’s analysts surveyed close to 100 programs worldwide. Surveyed programs were judged based on the following criteria:

  • Affordability (1/3): an institution’s cost per credit hour for out-of-state residents provided by the degree program or institutional website.
  • Flexibility (1/3): the number of options—including acceptance of prior college credits, self-paced learning initiatives, accelerated courses, and number of specializations—that allow students to complete a program at a pace of their choosing.
  • Student Support Services (1/3): an institution’s rank for providing student support service such as digital library assistance, virtual office hours, and access to career services.

Schools ranked in the 2017-2018 Online Master’s in Data Science ranking include the following (in alphabetical order):

American University
Arizona State University
Baker College
Bay Path College
Bellevue University
Boston University
Brandeis University
Clarkson University
Colorado Technical University
CUNY School of Professional Studies

(Next page: 40 more of the best colleges and universities for a Masters in Data Science)


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