Master of Science in Data Science

Master of Science in DATA Science

The UArizona MSDS empowers students with the in-demand skills they need to transform data into actionable insights.

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The University of Arizona Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) prepares students for robust careers in one of the world's fastest-growing professions.

The top-ranked, STEM-designated MSDS is offered on campus and online, and can be completed in as few as 18 months.

Students take core courses in data mining and discovery, data analysis and visualization, and data ethics while choosing from a number of dynamic electives, including neural networks, artificial intelligence, natural language processing, machine learning, cyberinfrastructure, data warehousing, database development, data science and public interests, and advanced computational linguistics. With the MSDS, you'll graduate with the skills you need to excel in tomorrow's dynamic, data-driven economy.

* Average salary for data science master's graduates according to Lightcast, November 2023.

"Though I've spent many years in the tech industry, I recognized the need to delve into data science to advance my career. I chose the UArizona Master of Science in Data Science because of the flexibility of curriculum."
Ankit Pal, MS in Data Science '23

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