Doctor of Philosophy
In Data Science
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Unleash the Power of Data with NU’s PhD-DS
Make informed decisions and drive growth with the 100% online Doctor of Philosophy in Data Science (PhD-DS) degree program at National University. Get an edge in the dynamic data science field by increasing your knowledge through a PhD-DS that’s aligned with industry needs, including the CRISP structure.
NU’s PhD-DS program is designed and taught by experienced technology professionals so you’ll build practical, real-world knowledge. You’ll explore a broad range of relevant topics, including data mining, big data integration, databases, and business intelligence. Additionally, the curriculum covers data visualization, critical analysis and reporting along with the strategic management of data.
The PhD-DS degree program will prepare you to conduct research in data science by exploring each stage of the data science life cycle in depth from an applied perspective and a theoretical perspective. Receive unmatched personal attention through NU’s unique one-to-one learning model, which pairs you with a professor in each course, so you get the support and guidance you deserve.
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Program Learning Outcomes
As a graduate of National University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Data Science (PhD-DS) program, you’ll be able to:
- Develop knowledge in data science based on a synthesis of current theories
- Explain theories, applications, and perspectives related to data science
- Evaluate theories of ethics and risk management in information systems
- Formulate strategies for data and knowledge management in global organizations
- Contribute to the body of theory and practice in data science
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