The online MS in Data Science degree program offers foundational knowledge and hands-on programming competencies, resulting in project-based work samples similar to that of a programming boot camp. You'll build a portfolio of complex projects using popular programming languages such as R and Python, mirroring the current experience and demands of the IT workplace. Upon graduation, you'll be prepared to pursue a variety of technical and managerial positions, such as data scientist, business intelligence analyst, knowledge engineer, informatics engineer, data analyst, data mining engineer, and data warehousing manager.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
CUNY Graduate School and University Center – School of Professional Studies is accredited by:
Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Acceptance requires applicants to demonstrate current skills in statistics and probability, linear algebra, programming, relational databases, and analytical thinking.