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Data Science

Columbia University

M.Sc.
12 months
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2104 USD/credit
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About

The Master of Science in Data Science offered by Columbia University allows students to apply data science techniques to their field of interest, building on four foundational courses offered in our Certification of Professional Achievement in Data Sciences program.

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Overview

Our students have the opportunity to conduct original research, included in a capstone project, and interact with our industry partners and faculty. Students may also choose an elective track focused on entrepreneurship or a subject area covered by one of our eight centers.

This program is jointly offered in collaboration with the Graduate School of Arts & Science' Department of Statistics, and The Fu Foundation School of Engineering & Applied Science's Department of Computer Science and Department of Industrial Engineering & Operations Research. 

Who should apply?

Individuals looking to strengthen their career prospects or make a career change by developing in-depth expertise in data science.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability and statistics for data science
  • Algorithms for data science
  • Statistical inference and modeling
  • Computer systems for data science
  • Machine learning for data science
  • Exploratory data analysis and visualization
  • Data science capstone and ethics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Uploaded transcripts from every post-secondary institution attended
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae / resumé
  • $85 non-refundable application fee

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2104 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2104 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    2104 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2104 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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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