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Data Science

University of Michigan - Dearborn

M.Sc. On Campus Blended
12 months
1437 USD/credit
1437 USD/credit
810 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Data Science program at University of Michigan - Dearborn  is designed as a 30-credit hour interdisciplinary graduate program. 

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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 include:
  • 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 alternative credits


    On Campus, Blended

    Academic requirements

    GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

    English requirements

    TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
    IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

    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. 

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      1437 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
    • National

      1437 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 1437 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
    • In-State

      810 USD/credit
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 810 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.


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