The AMS Data Science Master’s program is fully residential (on campus).  

Below are the program requirements in a nutshell:

  1. Orientation sessions starting 2 weeks before the first day of classes.
  2. EN.553.636 Introduction to Data Science (1 course). Must be taken the first semester.
  3. One course in each of the four Core Areas.  Courses chosen in this section must be distinct from the courses used to satisfy the 5 additional course requirements.  Course in italics are recommended (4 courses).
  4. Four elective courses.  Courses may be chosen from the Electives section or the Core Areas section, provided courses are not double-counted (4 courses).
  5. Data Science Capstone Experience (1 course), final paper and poster presentation.
  6. WSE Required mini-courses (Academic Ethics, Responsible Conduct of Research).
  7. Data Science Ethics course.

*While students matriculating in Fall 2023 or later are not required to register for Department Seminar (EN.553.801), we do strongly encourage our Data Science students to take at least 1 semester.

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