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The M.S. in Data Science program provides a strong foundation in the science of Big Data and its analysis by gathering in a single program the knowledge, expertise, and educational assets in data collection and management, data analytics, scalable data-driven pattern discovery, and the fundamental concepts behind these methods.

Students who graduate from this regular 2 year master's program will learn the state-of-the-art methods for treating Big Data, be exposed to the cutting edge methods and theory forming the basis for the next generation of Big Data technology, and will complete a project demonstrating that they can use the fundamental concepts to design innovative methods for new application areas arising from business, government, security, medicine, biology, physical sciences, and the environment.

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Fall / Winter 2014-2015 edition of SoundByte newsletter is published.

Soundbyte is the department’s bi-annual newsletter. The goal of this newsletter is to inform alumni, local companies, and colleagues of the progress and research happening in the department. The following links provide... Read more »

The Minnesota Daily highlighted the launch of the Data Science Master's Degree program here at the University of Minnesota. The article focuses on the development of the program to address the... Read more »

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Everyone is talking about "Big Data" and how it can impact fields from marketing to genomics. Now you can be part of the conversation. The University of Minnesota is accepting applications for a new Master of Science program in Data Science beginning next September. Application deadlines are... Read more »

The Data Science Master's Degree program will open for its first application cycle on November 3rd, 2014.The Data Science MS degree provides a strong foundation in the science of Big Data and its analysis. It is a cooperative program of the... Read more »