The University of Detroit Mercy, located in Detroit, Michigan, US, is a private university established in 1877. One of its standout programs is the Masters in Applied Data Analytics, which focuses on the practical application of knowledge and skills in this field.
What sets this program apart is its interdisciplinary curriculum from several departments and colleges, such as Cybersecurity & Information Systems, Computer Science, Economics, Architecture, Business Administration, Mathematics, and Health Professions.
To culminate their learning journey, students work on a capstone project supervised by program faculty, providing an engaging and interactive learning experience.
Big data is an indispensable part of various sectors in the US and world economies, ranging from business and e-commerce to finance, government, healthcare, social networking, telecommunications, and science.
Employing the power of data science has significantly improved the operations and efficiency of these sectors. The demand for professionals in the field of data analysis is on a steady rise, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a 25% growth in employment of operations and research analysts (including data analysts) from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Graduates from the Applied Data Analytics program can look forward to roles such as:
Admission process starts in India
Study 1st semester online in India, 2nd and 3rd semesters on campus in the US
Academic mentoring, pedagogy and coursework by Detroit Mercy faculty and staff throughout the program
Non-academic support provided by Leap, including visa counselling, mentorship and soft skills training
Students can continue to work in India, while they earn their first-semester course credits online
Students will have the opportunity to participate in campus assistantships and internships, just like other full-time students
An undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited academic institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.
English proficiency test: TOEFL (80) or IELTS (6.0), or Duolingo (105)
GRE/GMAT scores are waived off for students applying through Leap Advantage
2 recommendation letters
Official transcripts (Digital copy)
Resume (Max - 2 Pages)
Statement of Purpose:
1) Why did you chose our program?
2) What do you hope to achieve with the knowledge and skills learned?
3) What value would you and your background bring to the program?
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Leap Advantage has partnered with University of Detroit Mercy to bring its much sought-after MS in Applied Data Analytics program to students in India via hybrid mode. The program focuses on applying skills gained through Data Analytics and building a strong foundation in business. Through hands-on experience, students learn in an environment balanced to provide the right mix of academic expertise and industry experience.
The minimum eligibility requirements for this program is an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited academic institution with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.
The English proficiency test requirements are: TOEFL (80) or IELTS (6.0), or Duolingo (105). GRE/GMAT scores are waived for students applying through Leap Advantage.
STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. International Master of Science in Applied Data Analytics students can apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), allowing them to work for 12 months in the US after completing the program. The STEM designation of the MS in Applied Data Analytics program makes students eligible for an additional 24-month OPT extension. With up to 36 months more time to work and network in the US, international students can build valuable professional skills and contacts to help them with their career endeavours.
Yes, international students on an F-1 visa can work up to 20 hours per week on-campus during the academic semesters. Specific immigration regulations and information will be provided during international student orientation.
Yes, we accept students with a 15-year education, i.e. a technical or a non-technical 3-year degree background.