Sep 28, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Data Science


Data Science, M.S.

www.datascience.smu.edu

The M.S.D.S. degree is an interdisciplinary program that combines courses taught by professors from SMU’s Dedman College, Lyle School of Engineering and Meadows School of the Arts. The program is delivered online to provide access to working professionals and students located around the world.

The program gives students who are prospective data scientists an enriched background in computer science, statistics, strategic behavior and data visualization. Course instruction includes oral and written communication skills and the basics of database structure, including building, maintaining and securing databases. Graduates will be able to form relevant questions, collect and analyze appropriate data, and make informed decisions regarding the question of interest.

Refer to the M.S.D.S. section of the catalog  for admission requirements, courses, degree requirements, academic regulations and the calendar.