Applied Data Science, M.Sc. | Part time online | Coursera | United States
12 months
32912 USD/year
32912 USD/year
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The Master of Applied Data Science degree offered by Coursera in partnership with the University of Michigan is designed for aspiring data scientists to learn and apply skills through hands-on projects. You’ll learn how to use data to improve outcomes and achieve ambitious goals.

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The Applied Data Science degree offered by Coursera in partnership with the University of Michigan prepares you to be a leader in the field through mastery of core data science concepts like machine learning and natural language processing. By diving deep on key topics such as privacy, data ethics, and persuasive communication, you’ll be prepared to succeed within today’s organizations. 

You’ll also work with real data sets from top companies as you build a work portfolio that showcases your skills. Learn the systems and techniques that help organizations overcome data overload and make smart decisions.

Whether you’re looking to create real estate market forecasts or use data to study Russian literature, this online Master’s program teaches the skills you need for success in an ever-changing field.


Program graduates are qualified to become data scientists in the field of their choice. Graduates from the School of Information's on-campus programs have a 95% job placement rate, and go on to become data scientists at places like Google, Facebook and Amazon. University of Michigan School of Information masters’ students earn the highest average salaries of any graduate program in the field.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Data Science
  • Contextual Inquiry
  • Data Science Ethics
  • SQL & Databases
  • SQL Architectures & Technologies
  • Big Data: Efficient Data Processing
  • Big Data: Scalable Data Processing
  • Data Manipulation
  • Experiment Design and Analysis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




34 SCH



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcript(s)
  • Resume
  • Two short essays and a personal statement
  • At least one letter of recommendation
  • Students whose primary language is not English will need to submit a TOEFL score.
The university requires TOEFL if English is your non-primary language. A score of at least 100 on the Internet-based test (IBT) is strongly recommended. Applicants holding a Bachelor's or Master's degree are exempt from taking an English proficiency examination if one or more of the following criteria is met:
  • You are a native English speaker;
  • You completed all of your undergraduate and/or graduate education and earned a degree at an institution where all classes were taught exclusively in English;
  • You are a current University of Michigan student.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32912 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    32912 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32912 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

$32,912 - $43,894 (A student's tuition rate is determined by residency.)


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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