The Master of Science in Data Science degree offers a rigorous 11-month professional master’s program, with courses on machine learning, data visualization, text mining, and more, and a capstone project where students apply their skills to real-world problems.

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Application Deadlines - 2020-2021 

  • Application opens for all applicants — Friday, August 14, 2020
  • Application due date — January 7, 2021 (5:00 PM/EST)
  • Decision release — February 26, 2021 
  • Admitted Students Day — March  2021 (TBA)           
  • Decision and deposit deadline — April 15, 2021
  • MSDS '22 cohort - Orientation - Friday, June 18 (tentative)
  • MSDS '22 cohort - First day of class - Monday, June 21* (tentative)
  • *first day of UVA Summer Session II

For more questions about the MSDS program, see Frequently Asked Questions or reach out to Patti Edson at patti.edson@virginia.edu.

Technical issues or questions about the online application should be directed to sdsadmission@virginia.edu

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