Data Science and Engineering Online, M.Sc. | Part time online | The University of Maine | United States
M.Sc. Online

Data Science and Engineering Online

24 months
590 USD/credit 8850 USD/year
590 USD/credit 8850 USD/year
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The Data Science and Engineering Online degree from The University of Maine, trains students in the management, analysis, and visualization of large and complex data sets.


In support of the interdisciplinary spirit of data science and engineering, the program is designed to accommodate students from a wide range of undergraduate degrees or other graduate degree backgrounds with options for specialization in different domains.


Graduates of this Data Science and Engineering Online program from The University of Maine will learn:
  • The different data sources, the data acquisition process, data types, data quality, and methods for cleaning
  • The issues impacting the efficient processing, representing, storing, managing, and retrieval of large amounts of data
  • How to leverage modern computational infrastructures and software tools to perform large-scale data analysis and machine learning
  • Common analytical tools, their methods, their effective use, and the strengths and limitations of each
  • The skills to effectively explore and present data to different audiences through visual and multimodal methods
  • Strategies for data security, curation, and preservation
  • The ethical issues, risks, and responsibilities related to data science

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Practicum in Data Science and Engineering
  • Theme Areas, or Domain Specializations
  • Graduate Project 
  • Information Systems Internship 
  • Or a course from an approved list

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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30 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above (exceptions are considered on a case-by-case basis)
  • At least one college-level statistics course (applicants without this requirement may take an approved college statistics course prior to or made part of conditional or provisional admission)
  • An online application
  • An essay describing your motivations, life experiences, and ability to succeed in a graduate program
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Current resume with contact information for three professional references

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 590 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    8850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 590 USD per credit during 24 months.

per credit hour


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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