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Psychology - Data Science in Human Behavior

University of Wisconsin Madison

24 months
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25548 USD/year
25548 USD/year
12220 USD/year
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About

Use modern data science tools to analyze and understand human behavior with the Master of Science in Psychology - Data Science in Human Behavior at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Overview

The explosion of data science has changed the ways companies, government offices and nonprofit organizations track how people purchase and utilize goods, interact with each other, comply with regulations and support philanthropy and social causes.

The Master of Science in Psychology - Data Science in Human Behavior at the University of Wisconsin Madison fills a large and growing gap in the marketplace by training students with an undergraduate degree in a core behavioral science to use advanced data science tools and specialized knowledge to solve applied problems related to how humans act.

You’ll learn to design and execute data analyses relevant to questions about human psychology and behavior. As part of this, you will receive rigorous training in statistics and learn how to apply machine learning and other contemporary data science tools to large datasets. Lastly, you’ll learn how to interpret and present your findings to a non-expert audience.

During the final semester, you will be placed with a company or organization where you will gain real-world experience by conducting an applied capstone project.

Features

  • Interdisciplinary program is led by faculty in the Department of Psychology who are world-renowned experts in the use of data science tools as applied to human behavior. You may also take courses in statistics, computer science or engineering.
  • The program conducts a variety of professional development activities to prepare students for various career paths.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Design and Analysis of Psychological Experiments
  • Proseminar in Data Science in Human Behavior
  • Programming for Human Behavioral Data Science
  • Applied Machine Learning for Behavioral Data Science
  • Environments and Tools for Large-Scale Behavioral Data Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Have a minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0.
  • Submit evidence of English language proficiency, if applicable.
  • Students holding a bachelor’s degree in the social sciences and a strong statistics and/or behavioral science research background are encouraged to apply for admission to this graduate program.
  • Online application
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of purpose
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25548 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    25548 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25548 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12220 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Madison

1015 - 1752 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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