Master of Science in ITAM— Structures in Data Analytics for IT Managers Specialization

About the Structures in Data Analytics for IT Managers Specialization

In our Data Analytics Graduate program, we explore the intricacies of data structures, cutting-edge analytics methodologies, and the strategic application of data insights for effective solutions. You'll work with industry-standard tools, analyze large datasets, and enhance your confidence to navigate the dynamic landscape of data analytics. We foster an environment where you can learn from faculty and peers, enabling you to thrive as an IT manager in the data analytics domain.

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Why Study Structures in Data Analytics at CWU?

In the ITAM Department at CWU, we incorporate the latest trends and technologies in data analytics into our curriculum.

You'll explore data analytics, including predictive modeling, machine learning, and advanced data visualization, with guidance from industry experts. Our faculty bring their experience to the classroom and prepare you for the field of IT.

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How much does this program cost?  

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Where can I find more information?

Please visit the CWU Academic Catalog for current information about admission requirements, course descriptions, learner outcomes, and credit information. 

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Careers and Opportunities

A graduate degree in Structures of Data Analytics opens a plethora of exciting and rewarding career opportunities in the field of data analytics.

  • Data Analytics Director: Upon graduation, you can pursue managerial roles in data analytics, leading teams and overseeing data-driven initiatives within organizations. Seattle ranks high as a top paying state for data scientists with an average annual wage of $142,810
  • Business Intelligence Analyst: Consider working as a business intelligence analyst, gathering and analyzing data and providing actionable recommendations to improve performance.
  • Data Governance Manager: Work in data governance, ensuring the quality, integrity, and security of organizational data assets.
  • Market Research Analyst: You can specialize in market research, utilizing data analytics to analyze market trends, consumer behavior, and competitive landscapes. Washington State holds the second position among the highest paying states. Marketing Analysts in this state have an average annual wage of $100,340.

Additional Program Information

  • Admission Information
    • We do not require the GRE or GMAT for admission
    • We would like to see that you have a 3.0 GPA or above on your last 90 quarter credits/60 semester credits taken.
    • To be eligible you must have at least a bachelor's degree.

    For more information, refer to the MS-ITAM Application Information.

  • Program Details

    This program is designed to be completed within one year as a full-time student. We offer both on-campus and online cohorts that start in the Fall Quarter and continue until the end of the Summer Quarter. If you choose the FlexIT Pro part-time or accelerated options, our advisors will work with you to determine the best start month that suits your needs.

    Find out more about ITAM-MS Curriculum and Classes


Highly Ranked

CWU’s Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM)’s Master of Science program is ranked seventh in the nation for one-year master’s degrees, according to the website

Learn from the Best

CWU’s Professor Robert Lupton, Ph.D., of the Information Technology and Administrative Management (ITAM) program, earned the prestigious 2022 Marketing Educators’ Association’s service award.

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