In today's digital age, we are amassing tremendous amounts of data generated by surveys as well as everyday activities such as online shopping, the use of social networks, and the Internet of Things. Advanced techniques for collecting and analyzing these data allow us to gain insights more quickly, discover previously unknown relationships, and foster innovation. This is why the demand for data practitioners is booming.
The Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement is designed for professionals from statistical institutes, NGOs or private companies alike, who want to enhance their data collection and analysis skills while pursuing their careers. This advanced online master’s program will equip you with the skills necessary to tackle the fundamental ways data is generated and used. The multidisciplinary curriculum taught by international faculty from the world’s top-ranked universities, statistical agencies, and businesses will prepare you for a wide range of business and research positions. The program is certified by EMOS, a label for master’s programs awarded by the European Statistical System Committee, which certifies its high relevance for training in official statistics.
Excellence: Learn from a world-class faculty and earn a master’s degree from one of Europe’s leading universities.
Flexibility: Join courses online from anywhere in the world, at your own pace.
Practical and academic basis: Acquire the necessary tools for survey methodology, statistics, and data science to take your career to the next level.
Comprehensive data collection and analytics skills: Learn to competently work with designed data as well as found data for data-driven decision-making.
EMOS certification: Gain an additional EMOS certificate to affirm your proficiency in official statistics and open doors for your career at a national statistical institute or other producer of official statistics.
Individuality: Tailor the curriculum to your professional needs by choosing from a range of elective courses and coordinating your studies with your professional activities.
Networking: Interact and network with faculty, industry leaders, and peers in live video sessions and annual on-site workshops.
Community: Become part of a global community of successful business professionals and enjoy exclusive access to a wide range of events and networking opportunities.
Scholarships: Employees of national statistical institutes or NGOs as well as two excellent academics per year profit from a reduced tuition fee.
The Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement program has been certified according to the regulations of the European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS), a network of master’s programs providing post-graduate education in official statistics. If you successfully complete the EMOS Track within the MDM, you will be awarded an additional EMOS certificate, which will affirm your competencies in official statistics. Find out more about the EMOS Specialization Track here.
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In contrast to other courses of study in this ﬁeld, the Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement has a clear focus on data collection and questionnaire design, addressing the important questions at the beginning of the data pipelines in organizations. Participants will learn to identify appropriate methodologies for their organizations’ data collection efforts, and to organize the obtained data pipeline in order to help their organizations gain insights and optimize their decision-making processes.
The program is taught in close collaboration with the University of Maryland, which has offered the world-renowned Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) since 1993, together with the University of Michigan, and Westat, a private survey research firm.
The Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement has evolved from the International Program in Survey and Data Science (IPSDS). The development of the course of study and the research necessary for its establishment was supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Three cohorts of international participants are already in the program.
The Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement program is certified according to the regulations of the ZFU (Staatliche Zentralstelle für Fernunterricht).
The Mannheim Master of Applied Data Science & Measurement program is certified according to the regulations of the European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS).
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