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MS in Data Science

The MS degree program in data science provides a strong foundation in big data and its analysis. 

In addition to the School of Statistics and our faculty, data science students are able to tap into experts and resources from thirteen areas across the University, including the College of Science and Engineering, the Institute of Health Informatics, and the School of Public Health Division of Biostatistics. 

You will learn state-of-the-art methods for working with big data, be exposed to cutting-edge methods and theory for forming the basis for next-generation big data technology, and will complete a project demonstrating their usage of fundamental concepts of data science.

You will take multiple courses in each of the three focus areas (statistics, algorithmics, and infrastructure and large-scale computing) plus electives.

All students have the opportunity to conduct research under the direction of a faculty member, culminating with the capstone project and poster at the annual Data Science Poster Fair.

Application information is available on the College of Science & Engineering website.

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