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.


Application Deadlines

  • Application opens for all applicants — August 15, 2019
  • Open House: Friday, October 25, 2019 
  • Application due date — January 9, 2020
  • Decision release — February 28, 2020 (5PM EST)
  • Admitted Students Day — Friday, March 20, 2020 -- CANCELLED 
  • Please choose a WEBINAR (Virtual Admitted Students' Day) to attend.  
    • March 18 at 7:00 pm EST (link provided via email)
    • March 26 at 7:00 pm EST (link provided via email)           
  • Decision and deposit deadline — April 15, 2020

For more questions about the MSDS program, see Frequently Asked Questions or reach out to Patti Edson at

Technical issues or questions about the online application should be directed to