An interdisciplinary, applied data science master’s degree with no application. Pass a series of placement tests and get started right away.
Join the exciting and growing field of data science! The University of Colorado Boulder is developing a Master of Science in Data Science degree. This degree will draw on CU Boulder faculty expertise in statistics, data science, computer science, geospatial analytics, and natural language processing. You’ll learn cross-functional communication and teamwork as you master the skills that fuel creative problem solving and drive today’s business innovations. Learn foundational skills and then apply them in elective specialties to achieve your personal career goals.
With short, 4 - 6 week courses, this rigorous degree matches the needs of today’s workforce. Performance-based admissions means there are no prerequisites or an application. Take a series of area-specific exams, earn a B average or better, and you will be admitted into the degree. Learn and earn credit without needing to wait 6 months while your application is being completed and reviewed.
Degree students will participate in practical, hands-on projects that utilize cloud-based programming environments and Jupyter Notebooks. This coursework includes access to real-world big data sets to prepare you for your future career.
The Master of Science in Data Science degree is subject to final approval by the University of Colorado. Anticipating the first corhort to start in January 2021. Sign up to receive updates on this exciting new program!
Who is this degree for:
Anyone who is interested in the field of data science, no matter your academic background. Pass the placement tests and get started today, or take the exams to learn the areas that you need to develop to enter the degree.
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