The only fully-online data analytics master’s program in the state, Drake’s Master of Data Analytics Leadership will prepare you to utilize key business data to solve operational, tactical, and strategic organizational problems; to understand data-related laws and ethics; and to lead data analytics projects and teams.
The data analytics leadership master’s program consists of 30 credits and can be completed in two years, attending part-time. (Non-degree seeking students have the option to earn a Certificate in Data Analytics by taking the five core courses.)
|MDAL 210 - Business Analytics, Teams, and Projects||3|
|MDAL 220 - Information Technology Legal and Ethical Issues||3|
|MDAL 230 - Data Management and Visual Analytics||3|
|MDAL 240 - Statistical Modeling||3|
|MDAL 260 - Applied Analytics Project||3|
|Electives - Select 15 credits from the following||15|
|BUS 298 - Communication for Entrepreneurs & Business Professionals||3|
|IS 298 - Python Programming for Analytics||3|
|MBA 245 - Leading with Data||3|
|MBA 254 - Leadership & Human Capital Development||3|
|QUAN 270 - Quantitative Analytical Methods||3|
|Other courses in consultation with advisor|
To apply for admission to Drake’s fully online data analytics leadership program:
Mail transcripts to:
Online Enrollment Office
ATTN: Drake University
8201 Peters Road, Suite 3400
Plantation, FL 33324
Entrance Exam Waiver
The entrance exam is automatically waived if you meet one of the three conditions below.
The entrance exam waiver will also be automatically waived if you meet all of the conditions below.
If a student earned her/his undergraduate degree outside of the United States, the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is required. Scores dated within the last two years are acceptable and must be reported directly from the testing agency. Minimum acceptable TOEFL score is 213 on the computer-based exam, 550 on the paper-based exam, or 79-80 on the Internet-based exam. Minimum acceptable IELTS score is 6.5. Minimum scores on each section of reading, writing, speaking, and listening may be required.
Students may transfer up to nine credit hours from another AACSB accredited graduate program. All transfer credits must be earned with a grade of B- or higher, must directly relate to the program of study, and must fall within the five-year time frame for program completion. Transfer credits will be applied to the degree program upon successful completion of at least one term of enrollment in the program.
A Certificate in Data Analytics can be achieved by taking the five core MDAL courses. The certificate is not transcripted (no degree awarded) and students are not eligible for financial aid (non-degree seeking).
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