School of Information Studies
School of Information Studies Faculty: Bei Yu, Daniel Acuna, Jeff Hemsley, Jeff Saltz, Jeff Stanton, Joon Park, Lu Xiao, Michael Fudge, Radhika Garg, Stephen Wallace, Yang Yang, Zhasmina Tacheva
Whitman School of Management Faculty: Anna Chernobai, Donald E. Harter, Karen Kukla, Amiya Basu, Lai Xu, Rong Li
Offered jointly by the School of Information Studies and the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, the Master of Applied Data Science degree program is designed to be a professional program of study, with a strong emphasis on the applications of data science to enterprise operations and processes, particularly in the areas of data capture, management, analysis and communication for decision making. We also offer our MS in Applied Data Science online. Learn more about iSchool@Syracuse Online
All candidates should have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent. In addition, it is recommended that potential students have a strong background in a data-intensive domain such as business, science, statistics, research, or information technology. The online program may be of particular interest to early- or mid-career professionals who cannot, or prefer not to, relocate.
Applicants should have an interest in interdisciplinary work focused on managing large data sets using information technologies as tools to enable solutions for such organizations as business and public enterprises. Prospective students who have an interest in data science, but lack the recommended undergraduate background, are encouraged to inquire. Individual consultations are available for such prospective students to explore their potential candidacy. The application checklist can be found here: https://ischool.syr.edu/admissions/checklists/applied-data-science-checklist/
Merit scholarships are available for the on campus program.
Classrooms and computer labs within the School of Information Studies and the Whitman School are available for this program; Online facilities provide complete coverage of all required course activities.
MS in Applied Data Science