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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

Student Experience

What’s it like to get an MS-DS from Boulder while learning on Coursera?

The MS-DS program is 100% online on Coursera with the same degree content as our on-campus offering. The program is an interactive, engaging experience in a high-quality online learning environment. With a flexible schedule, you get to choose when and where you learn. You can join office hours and live group sessions with faculty and staff. And learn alongside your cohort through lectures videos, discussion forums, peer-graded assignments, quizzes, hands-on projects, and more.


Pre-recorded lecture videos

Enjoy taking a deep dive into every course with 2-15 minute high-quality video lectures from instructors.


Attend office hours

Ask questions and get answers in virtual office hours with instructors and teaching assistants.


Slide decks with audio commentary

Dive deeper into course materials with slide decks that include explantions from instructors with visual aids.


Learn alongside an online community

Connect with fellow learners in staff-moderated discussion forums to share ideas, ask questions, and grow together.


Practical exercises in coding and analysis

Walk through hands-on exercises alongside instructors to add to your portfolio and showcase to employers.


Study on your own schedule

With no class times, get your coursework done during the week when it’s convenient for you.

Meet your instructors


Bobby Schnabel

Department External Chair and Professor of Computer Science


Brian Zaharatos

Director, Professional Master’s Degree in Applied Mathematics, Applied Mathematics


Anne Dougherty

Senior Instructor & University of Colorado Teaching Professor in Applied Mathematics; Associate Department Chair; Undergraduate Studies Chair


Jane Wall

Faculty Director


Di Wu

Teaching Assistant Professor

Enrollment is open for Spring 2 2023

The deadline to enroll is April 21, 2023