Data Science    

The MS in Data Science is designed for those who want to elevate their career, grow their earning potential, and position themselves for advanced data science roles. Whether you want to deepen your expertise in data science, pivot from another career, or begin your professional journey, the University of Denver’s MS in Data Science will equip you with the skills and knowledge to achieve your career goals.

Combine technical expertise with responsible data practices across the data lifecycle. Hone your data modeling, analytical, and decision-making expertise as you develop a portfolio of projects of your choosing. Translate data into insights and effectively communicate storylines that drive organizational strategy and success.

Program at a Glance

We provide online and on-campus program tracks to fit your lifestyle and learning preferences. Find out more about the Python prerequisite and start your application today.

  • Start Dates: Online Jan., April, June, or Sept.; or In-Person: Sept. 

  • Curriculum: 12 Courses for 48 Credit Hours

  • Term Length: 10 weeks

  • Format: Online or In-Person Tracks

  • Admission: No GRE or GMAT

  • Duration: in as little as 18-24 Months 

  • Tuition: xxx

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The DU Advantage

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Learn from Leaders

MS in Data Science courses are taught by experienced faculty who are academics, data science leaders, innovators and executives across a range of industries. Access their wealth of wisdom and professional mentorship throughout this program.

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Industry-Aligned and Applied Content

Courses and content align with in-demand skills.  What you learn in class applies in real-world scenarios and projects throughout the curriculum, which will deepen your experience, expands your skills and sharpens your expertise. 

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Personalized Student Support

Your trusted academic advisor will help craft your career-focused academic plan with you, offering support and assistance with academic and administrative matters throughout your journey.

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Experiential Learning

Explore our Data Science Program's distinctive feature—an optional for-credit data science internship. Gain real-world experience and valuable professional connections with organizations such as McKesson Health Solutions, Xcel Energy, Jefferson County (Colorado), American Family Insurance, Nike and Charles Schwab.  

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Career Focus

We offer a robust array of services to help support and accelerate your career, including coaching, job search support, networking opportunities and workshops.

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Diverse and Inclusive Community

You’ll benefit from a diverse community of faculty and learners deeply committed to equity, inclusion, diversity and justice and representing a wide array of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences.

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Invest in Your future

The Data Science Program delivers tremendous value – a high-impact degree from a top-ranked University–and program alumni enjoy a significant return on their educational investment throughout their career. Tuition for the 2023/24 academic year is $4,712 per course.

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Advance your career with a Master of Science in Data Science

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Contact the Data Science Team

Dr. Sean Connin

Teaching Professor & Faculty Director for Data Science Graduate Programs

Kevin Alt

Graduate Admissions Manager, Cybersecurity, Systems Engineering

Susan Teague Rector

Assistant Program Director for Data Science Graduate Programs

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