Master of Science in Data Science
University of Virginia

Program Details

The Master of Science in Data Science teaches students to look beyond statistics and figures to see the big picture. Students gain the ability to tell a story with data to create meaningful applications.

The curriculum of this master’s in Data Science online involves quantitative methodology paired with a humanist component and collaboration to ensure that students approach data science holistically and as part of a team. Course topics include linear models, data mining, explanatory text analytics, big data analytics, and Bayesian machine learning. Students will complete a senior capstone project.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


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100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Virginia is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

GMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • GRE or GMAT: Those with 5 years of relevant work experience that involved use of quantitative skills, such as mathematical or statistical methods, may receive a GRE/GMAT/MCAT waiver.