The MS in Predictive Analytics program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become successful professionals in the field of predictive analytics. The degree prepares students for a career as a data scientist, data miner or predictive modeler, a profession that is in high-demand and that offers many career opportunities. Graduates learn advanced statistical methods, data mining and machine learning techniques to extract meaningful information from vast amounts of data. Students gain practical experience in analytics by working on real data analysis projects sponsored by companies or as part of research projects, under the supervision of DePaul faculty. Students have the option to choose between two concentrations.