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Data Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1221 (BCR) , IL,
The Data Science master’s from DePaul University will provide you with the technical knowledge and advanced computational skills to meet emerging challenges in big data analytics.

About

The program

With on-campus and online classroom learning formats, you can launch a career in data science with extraordinary faculty members—anytime, anywhere. Our online learning Data Science program from DePaul University replicates the classroom experience with 100 percent access to software, faculty advisors, career services, and a large network of alumni. 

Discover how you can manage and analyze complex data, develop data science models to support decision making, and effectively communicate analytical results to a non-technical audience.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Tools and Techniques for Computational Analysis
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Database Processing for Large-Scale Analytics 
  • Data Analysis and Regression
  • Advanced Data Analysis 
  • Python Programming
  • Fundamentals of Data Science 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    52 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Bachelor's degree awarded from a regionally accredited institution
  • Admission to the MS in Data Science requires completion of Calculus I and Calculus II. Exceptions may be made for individuals with extensive work experience in analytics.
  • Test of English Proficiency for international students
  • Complete online application ($25 application fee)
  • Submit official transcripts from all college and universities attended

Tuition Fee

  • International

    865 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 865 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    865 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 865 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    865 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 865 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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