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Data Analysis + Applied Statistics: Northern Virginia

Now accepting applications for Fall 2022

Learn to distinguish the signal from the noise with our new master's in data science

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Get a Masters of Arts or Graduate Certificate in Data Analysis and Applied Statistics in Northern Virginia

Why study data analysis and applied statistics?

The largest data sets in history are being created today. Last year half of the world's population sent a tweet, read the news, ordered a ride, made an online purchase, streamed videos, or in some way, engaged with each other through the internet. This web traffic produces 2.5 Quintilian bytes of new data every day, and that number is on the rise.

The Data Analysis and Applied Science Master's curriculum offers students a strong foundation in statistics so that they begin to extract meaningful insights from large data sets and harness their potential. 

About our Prorgam


Class is held one evening per week at our Northern Virginia campus (NVC) in Falls Church, VA. The NVC campus is walking distance from the Metro - Orange line West Falls Church station. Parking is available for students who drive.

We have designed our curriculum with the working student in mind, so our semesters are a blend of in-person classes one evening per week and one online course. We want to maximize learning time and minimize commuting time. 

Students can begin their degree in the Fall or Spring semesters.  

Fall 2022 Deadline: August 1, 2022 (Domestic applicants) 

Spring 2023 Deadline: December 1, 2022 (Domestic applicants) 

The Capstone project gives students experience solving complex data-driven problems from real-world data sets.  This approach gives students experience using the skills and knowledge acquired during their course of study and provides them with a robust portfolio piece to show future employers.