Data Science at GW

Why Data Science @ GW?

The George Washington University brings students to the epicenter of our nation's capital, where data-driven decision making is more important than ever. The Data Science Graduate Program provides students with the ability to extract actionable insights from all kinds of data, using the latest tools in visualization, modeling and more. With these skills, graduates go onto influential careers in the government, nonprofit and private industries—contributing informed observations that change the way we live, work and communicate.

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Program Overview

  • Downtown Washington, D.C. location
  • 30 credit hours (10 courses)
  • Hands-on exposure to data analysis and visualization tools/software
  • Elective courses in data science applied to a specific knowledge domain
  • One-on-one mentoring from advisors and program directors
  • Internship and research opportunities with major D.C. organizations
  • Capstone project that provides real-world experience
  • Choice of a Master of Science (M.S.) degree or Graduate Certificate in Data Science