The M.S. in Data Science is for individuals looking to strengthen their career prospects or make a career change by developing expertise in data science.

Our students have the opportunity to conduct original research, included in a capstone project, and interact with our industry partners and faculty. Students may also choose an elective track focused on entrepreneurship or a subject area covered by one of our eight centers.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Prior quantitative coursework (calculus, linear algebra, etc.)
  • Prior introductory computer programming coursework

Application Requirements

  • Online application
  • Personal Statement
  • Uploaded transcripts from every post-secondary institution attended
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Curriculum vitae / resumé
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test Scores are optional for the 2023 applications (optional)
  • $85 non-refundable application fee
  • TOEFL, IELTS or PTE Academic test scores, if applicable


Fall Application Deadline

  • Priority Deadline: January 15
  • Final Deadline: February 15

Upcoming Admissions Sessions

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Data Science Sessions: