The Graduate Center, CUNY
M.S. in Data Science
The M.S. in Data Science program prepares students for in-demand roles with our exceptional and affordable program.
As a public institution, we offer a world-class education at a fraction of the cost of other universities. Top data scientists from throughout CUNY teach our courses and lead research projects. Master’s students take classes alongside doctoral students. The curriculum is 30 credits with rigorous, relevant courses covering the most pertinent areas of data science—artificial intelligence, data mining, data visualization, social network analysis, natural language processing, and more. Our program equips students with all relevant knowledge and skills while combining theoretical foundations with practical experience. Data Science program provides students with hands-on experience through in-class learning and research project internships in digital media, entertainment, finance, government, health care industries. We help students build a bridge between data science theory and its application in the fields that interest them—finance, digital media, social networking and more.
Prospective students without a Computer Science or related background will be eligible to apply to our program only after completing the NYU Bridge program.
Data Science, M.S.
Drive change with an M.S. in Data Science from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. In this age of automation and cloud computing, data science experts are in high demand. Our 30-credit program prepares professionals and researchers to capitalize on the data revolution. Students take four foundational courses and select electives from our analytics and application courses. And a capstone project either a research project or an internship — extends the learning beyond the classroom. With data science expertise, the chances to excel in virtually every field — finance, social networks, urban planning, biomedicine, forensics, and policy, to name a few — are endless. There has never been a better time to learn this program.