12 months
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
870 USD/credit 26100 USD/year
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The Data Science program at University of Michigan - Dearborn  is designed as a 30-credit hour interdisciplinary graduate program.  

Visit the official programme website for more information


The curriculum of the Data Science program at University of Michigan - Dearborn consists of required core courses and technical electives, providing opportunities to build knowledge and professional skills in various Data Science areas that are highly demanded in the current job market. 

Four concentrations are recommended (not mandatory) for students with different interests in Data Science: 

  • Computational Intelligence Concentration,  
  • Applications Concentration, 
  • Business Analytics Concentration, 
  • and Big Data Informatics Concentration

This program provides students with opportunities to choose from a variety of courses offered by relevant departments from all four colleges at UM-Dearborn to fulfill students' specific career objectives in Data Science. These courses have access to a wide variety of computing and other resources across different units at the university. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Database Systems
  • Big Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Data Mining
  • Intelligent Systems 
  • Data Mining for Business Applications
  • Multivariate Statistics
  • Applied Regression Analysis
  • Data Analysis and Modeling

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Regular admission to the program requires a Bachelor degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) field earned from an accredited program with an average of B or better. 
  • Each applicant is required to present official, complete transcripts of prior college work. 
  • Two letters of recommendation are required for admission. At least one letter must be from someone familiar with the candidate's academic performance. 
  • An entering student should have completed one course in probability and statistics, one course in programming, and one course in calculus II. 
  • A course in calculus III and a course in linear algebra are recommended but not required.  
  • Deficiencies in the prerequisites may be satisfied after entrance into the program. Students with such deficiencies must complete the missing prerequisite course(s) with a grade of "B" or better within the first two semesters after entering the program. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    26100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 870 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Dearborn

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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