Interdepartmental BS in Data Science

The Center for Study Abroad & Interdepartmental Programs administers an interdepartmental major in data science. The major combines computer science, statistics, and a student’s choice of advanced course work in any one of a number of different areas of computational science, including business, biology, earth and environmental science, political science and others.

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PhD in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science offers a PhD program that can be completed in four to five years of full-time study. Data science research in the department includes machine learning, natural language processing, and parallel and distributed systems. Students with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related fields can apply for direct admission into the PhD program, and receive full financial support, covering both tuition and a paid stipend.

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Professional MS in Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science offers a professional Master of Science degree with a concentration in Data Analytics. The program can be completed in three to four semesters of part-time study, taking day-time class two days a week, or in one year of full-time study.

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MS in Business Administration

The Simon School of Business offers a one-year part-time Master of Science degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analytics. The degree focuses on data modeling, statistical analysis, and working with large data sets.

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MA and MS in Medical Statistics

The Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology of the School of Medicine and Dentistry offers graduate programs leading to an MA degree in Statistics or an MS degree in Medical Statistics. The department conducts teaching and research in statistical methodology oriented toward the health sciences, and in statistical theory and stochastic modeling growing out of research in the health sciences.

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PhD Programs in Medicine

The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry offers many PhD programs in medical areas of data science, including Epidemiology; Genetics, Genomics and Development; Neuroscience; Computational Biology; and Statistics.

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Studying Data Science

Big Data is the Future

All the data in the world means nothing without trained professionals to harness its power. The researchers at the University of Rochester are helping make it happen.