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About the Degree

The Michigan Tech Advantage

Our degree will provide you with a broad-based education in data mining, predictive analytics, cloud computing, data-science fundamentals, communication, and business acumen. Additionally, you will gain a competitive edge through domain-specific specialization in disciplines of science and engineering. You will have the freedom to explore and develop your own interests in one or more domains. (See participating departments for established domains.)


Entry into this program assumes basic knowledge in statistical and mathematical techniques, computer programming, information systems and databases, and communications, obtained through a degree in business, science, or an engineering discipline.

Course Work Degree

Our 30-credit, course-work-only Master of Science in Data Science is a terminal degree designed to prepare students for careers in industry and government.