M.Sc. On Campus

Data Science

American University Washington DC

12 months
32616 USD/year
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Data Science from American University Washington DC prepares students to acquire, process, analyze, and present complex data. Students will master both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills used by data scientists in academia, industry, and government. 


Data Science from American University Washington DC offers tracks in:

  • Applied Public Affairs
  • Business Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance
  • International Economic Relations
  • Investigative Journalism
  • Microeconomic Analysis


Data scientists have leadership roles in business, e-commerce, energy, entertainment, manufacturing, media, science, security, telecommunications, and politics. In government, data scientists inform policy decisions. In public health, data scientists detect disease outbreaks. In finance, big data is analyzed to determine risk and make economic projections.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Statistical Methods
  • Political Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods in Political Science
  • Statistical Programming in R
  • Data Science
  • Regression

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are the ones for priority admission.


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application form and fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts
  • English Proficiency
  • Resume/CV
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE test scores
  • Formal admission to the program requires a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) and departmental approval. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    32616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 32616 USD per year during 12 months.

Tuition for National students: $1,812 Per credit hour

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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