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Learn to distinguish the signal from the noise with our data science master's program in Northern Virginia.

Get a Master of Arts or Graduate Certificate in Data Analysis and Applied Statistics in Northern Virginia

The Master of Arts in Data Analysis and Applied Statistics (DAAS) is a part-time, flexible degree program that is offered in the Washington metropolitan area. This is a terminal master’s degree designed for working professionals and employers who desire an advanced education in data analytics. The curriculum has been designed to help meet overwhelming demand in the Washington metropolitan area for an analytically sophisticated workforce. 

At a Glance

Northern Virginia Center

Location + Schedule

Maximizing learning time, minimizing commuting time

We have designed our curriculum with the working student in mind, so our semesters consist of one in-person* class (held at the Northern Virginia Center in Falls Church one evening per week) and one online course. *Note: In-person classes are currently being held over Zoom.

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Coursework

Complete your degree in five semesters

The DAAS degree consists of 10 courses (30 credit hours), of which seven are core courses, including a capstone project class, and four are specialized electives. The first four courses in the program comprise a Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics as an alternative for students and their employers who do not desire or require a Master’s degree credential.

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Cost

Invest in your future

The current tuition cost for the DAAS program is $6,450 per semester (two classes per semester at $1,075 per credit hour). Learn more about tuition and additional course fees by visiting the VT Bursar's office.

DAAS Spotlights

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    Brad Stokes M.A. '22 earned his degree from the Data Analysis and Applied Statistics master's program based in Northern Virginia.

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    Krista Mosi M.A. '22 earned her degree from the Data Analysis and Applied Statistics program based in Northern Virginia.

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    Alex Moore is a student in the Data Analysis and Applied Statistics master's program based in Northern Virginia.