Master of Science in Computer Science / Data Science
University of Southern California

Program Details

USC Online offers a Master of Science degree in Computer Science with a specialization in Data Science. The program provides a strong core in Computer Science topics with additional courses focused on Data Science.

The curriculum provides algorithmic, statistical, and systems expertise in dealing with large data sets. The online Data Science master’s examines ways of acquiring, storing, accessing, analyzing, and visualizing data in diverse domains.

Graduates can find employment in a variety of careers, including:

  • Computer programming
  • Government security
  • Software design
  • Computer security
  • Computer simulation
  • Communications

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Southern California is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires a degree in engineering or closely related field.