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.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Virginia is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsGMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- 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.