Data Science, MS

Campus: NYC, Westchester


Pace University’s Master of Science in Data Science teaches students how to apply data science methods to different fields of interest. As a student, you’ll have the opportunity to conduct original research across a broad range of topics, working directly with expert faculty and industry professionals. You’ll gain the skills needed to use analytical programming languages, data science tools and applications, and, importantly, you’ll learn how to create knowledge from data. Knowledge based on facts is essential to successful decision-making in business, government, and even as individuals.

During your studies in the program, you’ll become familiar with both the underlying theory and practical techniques necessary to succeed in data science. Moreover, you’ll learn the ethical issues relevant to the design and execution of research studies. The program also integrates a research seminar so you will be aware of the latest advances in data science.

Bridge Courses (Required if no previous background)
Database Management Systems
Python Programming
Core Courses
CS 660Mathematical Foundations of Analytics3
CS 673Scalable Databases3
CS 675Introduction to Data Science3
CS 619Data Mining3
CS 632MTopics: Machine Learning (Topics: Machine Learning)3
CS 676Algorithms for Data Science3
Data Science Capstone Course
CS 668Analytics Capstone Project3
Electives
Choose three courses/9 credits with advising consultation 9
6 credits must be in Computer Science Courses
Total Credits30