M.S. Curriculum and Degree Requirements

The M.S. in Data Science requires a total of 30 credits, arranged as follows:

  • Four required core courses (12 credits)
  • Two elective courses from Elective I (6 credits)
  • Two elective courses from Elective II (6 credits)
  • One of two capstone options (6 credits)

The program is designed to be completed within two years

Course Schedules

Courses are offered via the Ph.D. program in Computer Science.

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Students can also access CUNY's Dynamic Course Schedule.

Detailed Course Requirements

Choose 2 courses from the following:

A 6-credit capstone project—either the master’s research project option (Option 1), the internship option for professional experience (Option 2), guided research and implementation of projects in project-oriented courses.
Option 1:

  • CSc 86180 Capstone Project I in Data Science: 3 credits
  • CSc 86190 Capstone Project II in Data Science: 3 credits

Option 2:

  • CSc 86210 Capstone Internship in Data Science: 6 credits
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Academic Calendar

Be sure to review our academic calendar for important dates, deadlines and holidays to take into account when planning your course schedule.

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