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The Master of Science in Data Science provides a multidisciplinary data science degree. Curriculum core courses include:

  • Mathematical Foundations for Data Science
  • Statistical Foundations for Data Science
  • Data Mining and Analysis
  • Databases and Computational Tools Used in Big Data

The multidisciplinary curriculum provides students with a solid foundation in mathematics, statistics, computer science and machine learning.

This program will prepare you for a variety of career options associated with data science, including:

  • Consulting agencies
  • Financial services firms
  • Government agencies
  • Healthcare and pharmaceutical companies
  • Marketing services
  • Private commercial corporations
  • Technology companies

The Department of Statistics is the curricular home of the program. The Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) coordinates the joint governance of the degree by the participating departments:

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Master of Science in Data Science Program Requirements