2 - 4 semesters (Full-time)
4 -8 semesters (Part-time)
The Master of Data Science program provides students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic field of data science. Designed for individuals with backgrounds inmathematics, statistics, computer science, or related disciplines, this program equips students with expertise in analyzing, interpreting, and utilizing complex datasets.
Data science combines mathematics, statistics, computer science, and domain knowledge to extract meaningful insights from large data sets. As the demand for skilled data scientists grows in industries relying on data-driven decision-making, this program meets that demand by imparting a solid foundation in core data science concepts and techniques. The curriculum covers diverse topics such as statistical modeling, machine learning, data visualization, data mining, and programming languages like Python and R. Students learn to collect, clean, and preprocess data, apply statistical and machine learning techniques, and effectively present their findings.
The program emphasizes practical projects and real-world case studies, allowing students to gain hands-on experience. Besides technical skills, critical thinking, problem-solving, and communication are emphasized. Graduates possess the ability to analyze complex data sets, identify patterns, andmake data-driven decisions. These skills are highly sought after in finance, healthcare, marketing, technology, and consulting.
Upon graduation, students find various career paths in data science, such as data scientists, data analysts, machine learning engineers, research scientists, or consultants. Industries like finance, healthcare, e-commerce, and others offer a wide range of opportunities. Some graduates may pursue research or academic positions in data science.
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