M.S. in Data Science

Degree Requirements

The Master of Data Science degree requires a total of 36 credit hours of graduate work. This is a 16 month, accelerated program and we divide the semester into 2 eight week terms. More information about the courses can be found here.

MS in DSC Curriculum

Semester 1

Semester 1a Semester 1b
DSC 501(3 cr)
Intro Comp Data Science I
DSC 502(3 cr)
Intro Comp Data Science II
DSC 511(3 cr)
Fund. of Stat for Data
DSC 512(3 cr)
Linear Methods for Data Science
DSC 541(1 cr)
Practicum in Data Science I 

Semester 2

Semester 2a Semester 2b
DSC 521(3 cr)
Machine Learning I
DSC 522(3 cr)
Machine Learning  II
DSC 531(3 cr)
Generalized Linear Models
DSC 532(3 cr)
Categorical Data Analysis
DSC 541(1 cr)
Practicum in Data Science I 

Summer Session

DSC 541(1 cr)
Practicum in Data Science I 

Semester 3

Semester 3a Semester 3b
DSC 551(3 cr)
Spatial-Temporal Analysis
DSC 592(3 cr)
Special Topics

DSC 542(3 cr)
Practicum in Data Science II