MS with Major in Data Science and Analytics

The Master of Science with Major in Data Science and Analytics (MSDSA) is a multi-college interdisciplinary program jointly administered by the Department of Mathematical Sciences in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, the Department of Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (CEECS) in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Department of Information Technology and Operations Management (ITOM) in the College of Business, and the Department of Political Science in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters. The program aims to prepare students with the essential skill sets needed to analyze small, fast, big, massive and complex data. To allow for maximum flexibility in career aspirations, students can select from four concentrations:   

  • Data Science via Scientific Inquiry Concentration, Department of Mathematical Sciences 
  • Data Science and Engineering Concentration, Department of Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 
  • Data Analytics in Business Concentration, Department of Information Technology and Operational Management 
  • Data Science in Society Concentration, Department of Political Science. 
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