Earn your MS in Data Intelligence

Gain Highly In-Demand Data Science Skills

Position Yourself for High-Growth Opportunities

We live in a world of data. While many people associate data careers with big tech firms such as Microsoft and Google, the reality is that data and the data scientists who manage it all are everywhere, in large and small firms as well as government agencies. They work in diverse sectors ranging from fintech to healthcare, and e-commerce to brick-and-mortar retail firms. These key employees manage and analyze information that keeps today's businesses running.  

USF’s master’s in data intelligence prepares you to analyze information and tap into a wide range of skills to extract findings, uncover unseen patterns, and answer large-scale questions that factor into critical decision-making. People earning a master’s degree in this fast-growing field are prepared for lucrative, exciting jobs such as:

  • Data Scientist 
  • Data Analyst 
  • Program Manager
  • Director of Performance and Quality Improvement 
  • Engineering Manager 

These jobs can command six-figure salaries and are in high demand across a variety of industries, including logistics, finance, health care, energy, security, manufacturing, and more. 

The field is experiencing significant growth, with a rising demand for professionals specializing in data analysis, big data engineering, and data architecture to effectively handle the substantial influx of data. Employment of data scientists is projected to grow 35% from 2022 to 2032, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is much faster than the average for all occupations. About 17,700 openings for data scientists are projected each year, on average, over the decade.

Is a Master’s in Data Intelligence Right for You?

Want to discover if an MS in Data Intelligence is right for your career goals? Download our program brochure to see the learning outcomes, coursework, admission requirements, cost, deadlines, and more. 

Why Choose USF’s Master’s in Data Intelligence?


Full-and Part-time Options

Complete this 30-credit-hour program in a little as three semesters full-time or six semesters part-time. 


Affordable Costs

Our low tuition rates offer big ROI.



Dual Learning Modality

Choose what works for you: in-person or online learning. 

Who Should Apply?

This program is ideal for industry professionals and students who want to further their careers. Students in the program will gain data intelligence skills applicable to a variety of industries and increase their potential for employment. 

The MS in Data Intelligence was designed for individuals who hold a bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, or other STEM discipline and have adequate mathematics and programming experience. 


Program Concentrations, Tailored to Your Interests

The MS in Data Intelligence offers two areas of specialization, as well as the flexible option to select electives from both tracks: 

  • Decision Intelligence: This track will deal with topics like supply chain issues and risk assessment, and how to use massive data-driven modeling to answer questions and gain visibility. This track is synchronous with online and in-person classes available. 
  • Computational Intelligence: This track is for students interested in computing and learning how to derive information from a large database. This track is asynchronous and has the same courses as the Graduate Certificate in Artificial Intelligence. 

Flexible Delivery Options to Fit Your Lifestyle

This online program allows for full- and part-time delivery options designed to fit the lives of busy working professionals. It's an ideal fit for recent graduates seeking a competitive edge in an emerging sector of the tech job market. In addition, current students enrolled in the AI Certificate program will receive priority admission into the MS in Data Intelligence program. All credits earned in the certificate courses count toward the degree completion. 


Choosing the Program That's Right for You

Both studying online and in person provide high-quality education with unique benefits. Explore the tuition differences between our online MS in Data Intelligence and classroom-based Industrial Engineering programs to find out which is the best fit for you. 



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