Master of Science in Data Science

Building on the existing strengths in the Departments of Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mathematics, and Statistics within the University’s Colleges of Engineering and College of Arts and Sciences; the Master of Science in Data Science provides a multidisciplinary data science degree. Curriculum core courses include Mathematical Foundations for Data Science, Statistical Foundations for Data Science, Data Mining and Analysis, and Databases and Computational Tools Used in Big Data. The multidisciplinary curriculum provides students with a solid foundation in mathematics, statistics, computer science, and machine learning. This program prepares a student for a variety of career options associated with data science; including consulting agencies, financial services firms, government agencies, healthcare and pharmaceutical companies, marketing services, private commercial corporations, and technology companies. The Department of Statistics is the curricular home of the program, and Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) will coordinate the joint governance of the degree by the participating departments. For more information, visit