Join the exciting and growing field of data science! The University of Colorado Boulder is developing a Master of Science in Data Science degree.
This Data Science Master offered by Coursera in partnership with The University of Colorado Boulder will draw on CU Boulder faculty expertise in statistics, data science, computer science, geospatial analytics, and natural language processing. You’ll learn cross-functional communication and teamwork as you master the skills that fuel creative problem solving and drive today’s business innovations. Learn foundational skills and then apply them in elective specialties to achieve your personal career goals.
With short, 4 - 6 week courses, this rigorous degree matches the needs of today’s workforce. Performance-based admissions means there are no prerequisites or an application. Take a series of area-specific exams, earn a B average or better, and you will be admitted into the degree. Learn and earn credit without needing to wait 6 months while your application is being completed and reviewed.
Degree students will participate in practical, hands-on projects that utilize cloud-based programming environments and Jupyter Notebooks. This coursework includes access to real-world big data sets to prepare you for your future career.
- Initial courses will cover theory and methods of data science, including data structures, programming fundamentals, and statistics. Learn both R and Python programming, the most commonly used languages in data science.
- Training will emphasize theory and methods as well as the tools of the modern workplace, including Amazon Web Services, the Hadoop file system, and tools like SQL and Apache Spark. Become proficient in Predictive Modeling, Risk Analysis, Data Visualization, Machine Learning, and AI.
- 24 months
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DisciplinesComputer Sciences Data Science & Big Data View 131 other Masters in Computer Sciences in United States
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.
Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!