Master's in Data Science

In the first year of the Data Science program, students will study statistics and computer science tools used for data analysis using data from corporate partners. In the second year, students will work on group software-based projects using real data from industry and research organizations, with a final semester of paid internships at partner institutions.

Master’s in Science in Data Science

The Master’s in Data Science Degree consists of 36 credit hours spanning four semesters. The curriculum was developed exclusively for the Master’s program and offers a blend of interdisciplinary theory and practical application of skills. Mastery of the material covered in each semester is crucial for successful completion of the Master’s in Data Science Degree. To that end, students will be required to maintain a 3.0 GPA over the course of the program.

In the first three semesters, students will take 11 required core courses; four courses in the first semester; four courses in the second semester; and three courses in the third semester, each worth three graduate credit hours. In the fourth and final semester, students will implement their skills and obtain industry experience with a paid practicum working as part of a data science team at one of our corporate partners. The practicum course will be completed under Data Science faculty supervision and is a required component of the program.

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New College’s Master’s in Data Science program conferred degrees to 16 students in 2019, the third — and largest — graduation cohort in the five-year-old program. Read more here.

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Data Science Curriculum

Required courses for the Master's in Data Science Degree.

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Data Science Faculty and Staff

The Data Science faculty have proven industry records and create an environment where individuals work as members of a team to produce solutions to real-world problems.

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Data Science Alumni

Meet the Class of 2017.

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Where do I direct my application materials?

Materials to be mailed, such as letters of recommendation, should be sent to this address:

Master in Data Science Program
c/o Nikita Bagley
New College of Florida
5800 Bay Shore Road HNS E159
Sarasota FL 34243-2197

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