Master of Science (MS) in Data Science
Become part of something Bigger
A GROWING DEMAND FOR DATA SCIENTISTS
Break into today’s No. 1 Career in Data Science and Big Data with a cutting-edge Master’s Degree in Data Science
The MS in Data Science provides advanced knowledge and practical skills in the science of big data. You will learn to turn real-world data into insights, solutions, and tools that drive decision-making in organizations.
We are accredited by the New England Association of School and Colleges, ensuring that the academic quality provided in our graduate programs is equivalent to that of top universities and colleges in the United States.
SAS Joint Professional Certification
The program awards a Professional Certificate in Business Intelligence and Data Mining from SAS, the leader in data mining and predictive analytics.
Career Services and Placement Opportunities
Expand your professional network and gain access to an international database of job positions and career opportunities from the Deree Office of Career Services.
When can I start and how long is the program?
Apply now for Spring Term. Classes start April 23, 2018.
The program duration is fully flexible and may be completed in one calendar year (full-time) or up to three years (part-time).
Is there financial assistance?
The College has expanded scholarship and financial support programs to ensure the affordability of a graduate education particularly in these challenging economic times. The Financial Assistance Program at ACG provides various levels of financial assistance based on demonstrated financial need and/or academic achievement. Over €3.8 million in need- and merit-based scholarships and financial aid will be awarded in 2017-18.
How is the program structured?
You must successfully complete 12 graduate-level courses, representing a total of 36 US credits. Classes run Monday to Thursday, 18:00-21:00. You may choose between the professional pathway that leads to a professional certificate by SAS, and project work with an organization; and the research pathway that is ideal for pursuing advanced graduate studies in universities or employment in research departments of large organizations.
Is the program right for me?
The program is ideal for recent university or college graduates of information technology, engineering, economics, and science, or working professionals in IT who wish to advance their career in data science or big data. Students coming from different backgrounds, such as business or social sciences, are also encouraged to apply.
How will the program benefit my career?
The qualifications and experience provided by the program provide local and international employment prospects at a time when there is an increasing demand for data scientists worldwide. As a graduate of the program, you can pursue careers in the field of data science such as: business data analyst, data engineer, data scientist, and big data engineer. Furthermore, you may be employed in companies specializing in information technologies, finance and insurance, retail trading, manufacturing, start- ups, and more.