Students who complete a B.A./B.S. in any field with a minor in Mathematics or Applied Scientific Mathematics may complete the online M.S. in Data Science within only one additional year.
Data Science is a high-demand area. A data scientist is a practitioner who has extensive knowledge in the overlapping realms of business needs, domain knowledge, analytical skills and software and systems engineering to manage the end-to-end data processes in the data life cycle. Such a practitioner is skilled in data management and processing, analyzing business and scientific processes and communicating findings for effective decision making.