CUNY School of Professional Studies
The CUNY School of Professional Studies' online MS in Data Science degree helps students earn the credentials and acquire the skills needed to enter into or advance in the fast-growing field of data science.
Master of Science in Data Science
The CUNY School of Professional Studies’ MS in Data Science, recently ranked as one of the world’s top Master’s in Data Science as well as one of the Best Value online big data degree programs, offers foundational knowledge and hands-on programming competencies, resulting in project-based work samples similar to that of a programming boot camp.
The program’s learning objectives and demanding hands-on courses are designed around employer needs. Throughout their time in the program, students build portfolios of increasingly complex projects using popular programming languages such as R and Python, which mirror the current experience and demands of the IT workplace. Students build predictive and prescriptive models, practice giving presentations, and review each other's work in a convenient online setting, ensuring that they are equipped with the expertise most valued in today’s marketplace. The MS in Data Science program culminates with a capstone project that represents highly sophisticated, but practical, solutions to address real world problems.
Additionally, the program’s faculty comprise committed and engaged technology practitioners who are experts in their fields. They invest time in building courses on the use of open source best-practice tools that satisfy high employer demands for quality programming and use of advanced techniques.