MS in Data Science and Analytics with Emphasis in Human Centered Data

In addition to the core program objectives, graduates of the Masters of Science in Data Science and Analytics who pursue the Human Centered Data emphasis area will achieve the following educational objectives:

  • Students will develop a deep understanding of the theoretical foundations and hands-on experience necessary to understand the strengths and limitations of different analytical methods.
  • Combines both the technical (databases, social networking, data mining, and text mining) and social (economic, ethical, policy, and political) aspects of data analytics.
  • Students will build an understanding of the complex interplay between the decisions made during the collection, curation, and transformation steps in the information lifecycle, and their impact on the analytical methods that should be employed.
Emphasis Area courses:
IS_LT 7310Seminar in Information Science and Learning Technology (Human Computer Interaction)3
IS_LT 9429Metadata3
IS_LT 9439Digital Humanities and Information3
IS_LT 9447Human Centered Design3
IS_LT 9466Learning Analytics3