Between navigating the intricacies of data mining, machine learning, statistics and computer science in the classroom and learning from one-on-one from industry experts, CCAS data science graduate students build a well-rounded skill set. Our graduates are in high demand in the fast-growing data science field and they pursue careers as data scientists, data analysts, data engineers and solutions architects in fields from advertising technology to federal consulting to sports medicine. The program offers a 30-credit master of science, a 12-credit graduate certificate and three combined program options for students looking to combine data science with a related discipline. Courses options include machine learning, deep learning, data visualization, data warehousing, cloud computing and natural language processing.
Graduates of the STEM-designated master of science degree in data science gain a foundation in Artificial Intelligence and programming. Students learn state-of-the-art methodologies and tools and learn how to apply data science techniques to solve full-cycle real-world problems, communicate their findings, and effectively present results using data visualization.