There is a growing demand for individuals who can harness the vast amount of data being generated in the world today. With a Master of Science in Data Analytics degree, you’ll be able to decipher complex data and turn it into the meaningful business intelligence organizations rely on to reduce costs, design new products, improve efficiencies, and maintain a competitive edge.
The MSDA degree is focused on growing your analytical skills in data science through:
Technology and quantitative analysis
Deep data analysis, forecasting, and operational problem solving
Available both on our San Diego campus in California and fully online, the Master's program in Data Analytics teaches you valuable technical and business analytics skills through real-world applications and ensures that you're fully prepared as a working professional within organizations as the mind that can master the machine. Some of the topics we explore in our core courses include predictive analytics and predictive modeling, data visualization, multi-dimensional data structures, and the fundamentals of algorithm design.
This concentration targets the expertise required in current healthcare analytics environments and provides a clear understanding of practical healthcare analytics decision-making. Students will be enabled to learn techniques and skills needed to work with diverse data sets, a range of analytics platforms, and reporting tools to improve health care through the use of innovative and essential techniques that enable the delivery of efficient and quality healthcare analytics. Students will learn to select, prepare, analyze, interpret, evaluate, and present health data related to health system performance and effectiveness.
Within the informatics concentration, students will focus on enterprise-level information management tactics, techniques, and modeling methods for extracting, transforming, and loading data into essential reports and visualizations utilized for evaluation, synthesis, data analysis, and interpretation of business operations results. Students will learn to establish optimal data-driven recommendations and prescriptions from historic, current, and future data that align with stakeholder departmental end-state objectives, conversions, and goals.
From Class to Corporate
The MSDA on-campus and online program gives you the chance to use your education in an existing organization within your chosen industry as a working professional, building your skills and experience in business through internships and other opportunities.
This MSDA program was created to provide maximum flexibility for working professionals, with the option to attend weekly, on-campus meetings in the evenings, or the option to complete the program online.
In the Honors Program, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in a research project for authorship and publication in a peer-reviewed outlet through the school’s technology and quantitative analytics programs.
Alliant CSML Celebrates New Partnership with HIMSS
The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) recently designated Alliant International University as an Approved Education Partner (AEP). HIMSS is a premier reputable, recognized global advisor, thought leader, and member association committed to transforming the health ecosystem. This is a huge honor, and we truly appreciate their recognition of the California School of Management & Leadership (CSML). HIMSS praised our well-developed graduate programs that provide students with the latest skills, knowledge on a variety of healthcare topics and courses, and a real-world application of the educational content. We are thrilled to join this exclusive group of AEP organizations.
The benefits of being an AEP with HIMSS are numerous. CSML is authorized to offer the Master’s in Healthcare Analytics (MSHA) and Masters in Data Analytics (MSDA) with their already robust curricula now as HIMSS-approved programs. This partnership further strengthens the credibility of the skills and competencies which students receive throughout CSML’s MSHA and MSDAdegree programs. Earning a degree from an HIMSS/AEP partner school will make you a more desirable candidate to recruiters, and more competitive in the healthcare-related marketplace. HIMSS members are also eligible for a 15% tuition savings toward CSML masters and doctoral programs.
As part of the CSML Honors Program cohort for high-achieving students, you’ll:
Meet once a month for a deep-dive discussion on contemporary trending industry issues, gaps, advances, and opportunities
Engage in research designed to further the reach of your education in a manner commensurate with your existing academic achievement
Prepare your research for potential publication in scientific, peer-reviewed journals; if published, you’ll be listed as a research author in the publication
Receive professional executive mentoring on your selected career path, with CV and interviewing advice to prepare you to advance in your in career quickly
Assist instructors and gain experience as both a teacher and a leader, working with professors on assignment preparation, assisting students with coursework, and conducting student-perspective evaluations that include student perceptions of course instruction
The Honors Program is for students that have maintained a GPA of 3.5 or above for two consecutive terms and will be required to pass a CSML faculty interview as well.
Alliant offers certificates you can earn along with the course credits included in your Masters in Data Analytics program. These certificates appear in our catalog and have been approved by the Department of Education for financial aid. This program includes Alliant certificates for:
Certificate in Data Management
Certificate in Data Analytics
CSML is pleased to announce it has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for its PhD in Leadership, Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA), MBA, MS in Data Analytics degree, and BS in Business Administration (BSBA) programs.
ACBSP accreditation certifies that the teaching and learning processes offered within CSML programs meet the rigorous educational standards established by the accrediting body, which is a leading specialized accreditation body for business education across the country. The ACBSP mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize teaching excellence through its recognition of business education programs throughout the world.