The UNC Greensboro Master of Science in Informatics and Analytics program is a 30-credit degree that requires six core courses, three additional courses in a chosen concentration and a capstone experience in that same concentration.

6 core classes

The six core curriculum courses are:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Data Analytics
  • Data Preparation
  • Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Analytical Solutions
3 additional courses

In addition to the core curriculum, students must select a concentration of interest. Students may select from one of the following concentrations:

  • Advance Data Analytics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Computational Analytics
  • Cultural Analytics
  • Geo-spatial Analytics

The following concentrations will be available in the future:

  • Health Informatics
  • Sports Analytics
1 capstone course

A final requirement is the completion of a capstone project to gain hands on experience. Graduate students work with local industries and nonprofit organizations to solve important data science problems under the supervision of a mentor.


The costs in the table below is based on the typical full-time student path (9 hours for first three semesters, 3 hours for the final semester) and the 2020-2021 schedule of tuition and fees. To see the most recent schedule, visit the Cashier’s Office website.

Semester In-State Out-of-State
Face-to-Face Online, Inside NC Online, Outside NC Face-to-Face Online, Inside NC Online, Outside NC
Students Entering Fall 2020 $16,546 $12,599 $20,274 $40,553 $32,772 $20,274
Students Entering Fall 2021 $17,446 $13,499 $21,174 $41,453 $33,672 $21,174

Note: There is a planned increase in differential tuition from $100 to $150 per credit hour that will go into place beginning for all MSIA courses in Fall 2021. This amount is reflected in the calculations above.

International Students

The MS in Informatics and Analytics is a STEM degree.

Learn more about international student application requirements

Focus Areas
Career Ready