Data Analytics, M.S.

Many professions leverage statistical analysis, operations research or other approaches to data analysis.

- Meta S. Brown, Creator Storytelling for Data Analysis

Data analytics is a significant component in decision-making models used by executives and managers in organizations of nearly every size, structure and industry. Through its interdisciplinary structure, the SUNY Old Westbury Data Analytics program prepares students to solve problems in a broad array of application areas by providing students with both the scientific training and business skills necessary to advance and succeed, particularly in a STEM career field.

This degree is specifically designed as a hybrid degree combining a rigorous data science-based curriculum with courses that provide other industry-relevant skill sets. Its foundation is in data management. Its methods are statistics, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, and machine learning.


36 credits in total:

  • Six credits in Statistics
  • Nine credits in Programming and Data Management
  • Six credits in Data Analytics
  • 15 credits in applied and plus courses

Visit the Program Curriculum page for more details.

Time To Degree

The Master of Science in Data Analytics may be completed in four semesters. An evening class schedule is used exclusively to accommodate both full and part-time students.


Questions about the program: 

  • Frank Sanacory
    Mathematics, Computer & Information Sciences Department
    Phone: (516)876-3127
    Email: sanacoryf [at]

Questions about admissions:

  • Philip D'Angelo
    Graduate Admissions Counselor
    Office of Enrollment Services
    Phone: (516)876-3077
    Email: dangelop [at]