The Master of Applied Data Science offered by Coursera in partnership with the University of Michigan is designed for people who want to become a data scientist by learning skills from hands-on projects. You’ll work with real datasets to learn how to put data to work to improve everything from business success to people’s lives.
As a MADS degree student, you will learn systems and techniques that help organizations overcome data overload and make sound, smart decisions. Whether you’re looking to create real estate market forecasts or use data to study Russian literature, the MADS degree program teaches you the fundamental principles of data science so you’re equipped to tackle challenges in an ever-changing field.
The MADS curriculum prepares you to be a leader in your field. You’ll master core data science concepts like machine learning and natural language processing. To get prepared to succeed within today’s organizations, you’ll dive deep on key topics such as privacy, data ethics, and persuasive communication. You’ll work with authentic industry data sets from top companies. From your very first course, you’ll start building a work portfolio to showcase your skills for employers.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to become data scientists in the fields of their choice. Graduates from the on-campus Master of Science in Information program have a 98%+ job placement rate and go on to become Data Scientists at top companies such as Google, Facebook, and Amazon.
- Computational methods to deal with big data
- Exploring and communicating data
- Visualizing data using multiple methods
- Analytic techniques
- Data science application in context
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesData Science & Big Data View 59 other Masters in Data Science & Big Data in United States
- An undergraduate degree
- A score of at least 100 on the Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for non-native speakers of English
- A good basic knowledge of Python programming language and introductory statistics (Applicants will take two assessments)
- No Graduate Record Exam (GRE) or other exams required
International42262 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 42262 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
National31688 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 31688 USD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
UMSI is committed to providing education to highly qualified students regardless of financial status. Unlike most online degree programs, the Master of Applied Data Science offers the opportunity for scholarships in addition to other types of financial aid. The information you provide on your application will be used to help determine your eligibility for those scholarships. We expect more than half of our online students will receive some financial support.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!