MS In Data Science

Kickstart your career in 12 months. In one year, you can gain the tools that will help companies, government and science make better decisions.


Data Science


50% Off




9-12 Mo.


Tuition: 50% for Fall 2017

Domestic Application Deadline: July 31, 2017

International Application Deadline: Closing Now – call or email for immediate support

A Full-Time, Immersive, One Year Data Science Masters

Data Scientists enable knowledge discovery in almost all subfields of science, social science, business, medicine, education, and policy.  As a broad range of organizations and industries turn to data-informed decision making, data scientists are becoming more necessary and influential within society on a whole.  Our one-year MS in Data Science degree prepares you for a promising career as a data scientist by focusing on the computer science aspects of data science including: programming, algorithms, machine learning, data mining, parallel and distributed systems, and data management.  You will not only learn how to use existing statistical and analytical tools necessary for evaluating and interpreting data, but also how to build new tools that facilitate the use of data in making critical research, policy and business decisions.


Total Credit Hours

Between 48 and 64 credit hours depending on the number of “Fundamental Computer Science Coursework” courses needed. A placement exam will help determine the exact credit hours.

Program Structure

For the most up-to-date course descriptions & curriculum requirements please visit the Office of the Registrar’s website.


To view the admissions requirements, please go here and follow the instructions below: 

  • Choose Doctorate or Masters
  • Select Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science
  • Select the appropriate degree program

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Kickstart Your Career in Data Science with the Ritchie School