Eastern Ranked #1 Online Data Science Master's in 2021

St. Davids, PA: Eastern University was recently ranked #1 in a list of The Best 15 Schools with an Online Data Science Master’s in 2021. This list was compiled by BestValueSchools.org, an online organization committed to providing students with information and resources necessary to make successful academic decisions to meet their professional goals.

Eastern University’s innovative Master’s in Data Science is designed to equip students for a wide variety of career opportunities. The 100% online, self-paced program can be completed in as little as 10 months, with start dates every seven weeks. The total cost of the program, including tuition and fees, is $9,900 – approximately 50-80% less than other schools’ programs. Additionally, Eastern provides a 20% Alumni Discount if the student earned an undergraduate degree from EU.Data Science

“We take a ‘data science for all’ approach,” shares Dr. Greg Longo, Associate Professor of Data Science, “We teach everything from the ground up, assuming no specific previous academic experience. We want capable, motivated students to be able to get into this field regardless of their background, which is why we are thrilled to be ranked #1.”

Eastern’s MS in Data Science program provides instruction in both DS-standard programming and statistics while also emphasizing the critical, moral, philosophical, and spiritual values often overlooked in data science programs. Students gain specific, marketable skills in languages including Git, Python, R, SQL, Tableau, and Qlik, along with critical knowledge in mathematics and statistics, data analysis, and machine learning.  

Learn more about Eastern’s MS in Data Science at eastern.edu/data


About Eastern University

Eastern University is a Christian university enrolling approximately 3,500 students in its undergraduate, graduate, professional, seminary, and international programs. The university’s main campus is located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia at 1300 Eagle Road in St. Davids, PA. Eastern’s core values of faith, reason and justice are woven into all of its educational programs. For more information visit eastern.edu or contact Kelly Goddard, Director of Marketing and Communications: kelly.goddard@eastern.edu.