Become a Data Scientist: the #1 job in America.


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Named #1 in the Nation for Transformation

Saint Peter's was named first among institutions across the nation as the recipient of the 2018 ACE/Fidelity Investments Award for Institutional Transformation. The award was created by the American Council on Education (ACE) to recognize institutions that have responded to higher education challenges in innovative and creative ways and achieved dramatic changes in a relatively brief period.

Data Scientist is the #1 job in America.

Glass Door recently accounted that Data Scientist is the #1 job in America, and expects it to remain there for the foreseeable future. Saint Peter’s University has responded to the growing marketplace need for Data Scientists and has created a successful cutting-edge Data Science graduate degree program that meets such demands and is training the next generation how to become a data scientist. Join the Big Data graduate degree program at Saint Peter’s University.

Data Science Institute

Internship and Research Opportunities

Hands-on Experience

Learn how to become a data scientist. Practice quantitative modeling and data analysis techniques.

Exposure to Faculty Research

Big data technology, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Master of Science in Data Science

with a concentration in Business Analytics

​A Master's Degree Program in Data Science with a focus on Business Analytics is the discipline that integrates scientific methods from statistics, computer science and data-based business management to extract knowledge from data and drive decision-making.​

12 Courses / 36- Credit Hour Degree Program

24 Months to degree completion.

Advisory Board

Networking opportunities with active members in big data fields.

Internal / External Internship Opportunities

Available for students to gain real-life work experience while they learn.

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Why Saint Peter’s University?


For nearly 500 years, many of the world’s great leaders and change-makers have had something in common: a transformative Jesuit education.

Outstanding Value

Saint Peter’s has been recognized as a national leader in adding value and improving the upward mobility and economic status of its graduates.

Rigorous Academics

Saint Peter’s rigorous academic tradition will prepare you for the challenges you’ll face in your field and help you become the leader you were meant to be.

Cura Personalis

Latin for “care for the whole person”, this idea is at the heart of everything we do. It means small classes, personal attention and support beyond the classroom.

Our professors update the syllabus every semester based on market needs, which is fantastic.

Abdulaziz A. '17, MS in Data Science