Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics
To allow for maximum flexibility in career aspirations, applicants may select from four concentrations:
In addition to meeting all of the University and College admission requirements for graduate study, each applicant for the MS-DSA program must:
- have obtained a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and possess a minimal background consisting of MAC 2233 (Method of Calculus) or equivalent, STA 2023 (Introductory Statistics) or equivalent, and computer programming COP 2220, MAD 2502, or equivalent. Knowledge of Python and statistical packages, such as R, as well as coursework in linear algebra are recommended.
- have a minimum of 3.0 GPA (B or better average) on the last 60 hours of undergraduate credits and establish graduate level proficiency.
- provide two letters of recommendation.
- have a minimum GRE score of 151 Verbal and 151 Quantitative for GREs taken after August 2014. GRE scores older than 5 years prior to admission will not accepted. The Data Science and Engineering concentration requires the submission of the GRE score (Verbal and Quantitative sections), but no minimum values are imposed.
To be considered for admission, a completed Graduate College Admissions Application is required. Applicants should apply to the concentration that is most relevant to their educational background and career goals.