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Master of Science in Data Science

University of Colorado Boulder

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Fully accredited online program

Graduate from the University of Colorado Boulder

$15,750 USD total tuition

Flexible payment options with no hidden costs or fees

Finish in 24 months

Complete 30 courses (30 credit hours) full or part-time

100% online learning

Lecture videos, hands-on projects, and connection with instructors and peers

Admissions Information

Enrollment for the Spring 1 2023 session is now open!

Contact the CU Boulder MS-DS team at datascience@colorado.edu if you have any questions.

Important Dates

  • January 2: Spring 1 Enrollment opens
  • January 16: Spring 1 Classes start
  • February 8: Overview Webinar: Register now
  • February 24: Spring 1 Enrollment closes

Admissions

Upcoming Enrollment Windows

With 6 eight-week sessions per year, you’ve got options of when to enroll in courses and the flexibility to take a break when life happens. The enrollment window opens 2 weeks before the courses start and close 2 weeks before they end. When you’re enrolled in the for-credit version of a course, all assignments are due on the last day of the eight-week session.

Spring 2023 1

Enrollment is open from January 2, 2023 to February 18, 2023

Courses start on January 10, 2023

Spring 2023 2

Enrollment is open from February 27, 2023 to April 21, 2023

Courses start on March 13, 2023

Summer 2023 1

Enrollment is open from April 24, 2023 to June 16, 2023

Courses start on May 8, 2023

Admissions Information

Enrollment for the Spring 1 2023 session is now open!

Contact the CU Boulder MS-DS team at datascience@colorado.edu if you have any questions.

Important Dates

  • January 2: Spring 1 Enrollment opens
  • January 16: Spring 1 Classes start
  • February 8: Overview Webinar: Register now
  • February 24: Spring 1 Enrollment closes

With no application, all you have to do is show your work instead

Complete three courses from a pathway: statistics or computer science. Start the work in a non-credit course and upgrade to for-credit once you are ready. Once you've completed the for-credit specialization with a 3.0 GPA (80% or higher), you will be admitted to the MS-DS degree and have completed 10 percent of your graduate degree.

Not sure if you’re ready? Here’s what you’ll need proficiency in

Although there aren’t any official prerequisites for this program, you’ll need to be familiar with calculus, linear algebra, R Programming, and Python. You can enroll in any of these courses on Coursera to gain a deeper understanding to help you prepare for the MS-DS.

Enrollment is open for Spring 2023

The deadline to enroll is February 24, 2023