Master of Science in Data Analytics & Information Systems

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The mission of the MSDAIS program is to produce graduates with the skills required to be proficient in data analytics and information systems. The MSDAIS program is designed to prepare students to use information systems and quantitative skills to conduct data analysis. Graduates of this program will be capable of transforming organizational data into actionable information using data analytics and information systems skills.

Why Texas State?

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Accelerated Program Available to Full-time Students

Old Main

Hybrid Learning on San Marcos and Round Rock Campuses

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STEM Designated with a Focus on Technology and Analytics Skills


Thriving Tech Hubs: Austin, San Antonio, and Houston


The core courses provide a blend of analytical and information technology skills, which includes:

  • data visualization
  • predictive, prescriptive and descriptive analytics
  • machine learning
  • database management
  • data warehousing
  • scientific computing and querying languages

Career Perspectives

The MSDAIS program provides graduates hands-on experience with analytical and information technology skills and conceptual knowledge needed for in-demand careers in data science and analytics.

Careers such as:

  • data analyst
  • data scientist
  • business intelligence analyst
  • data analytics manager

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