Master of Data Science

For three years in a row, Data Scientist has been named the Best Job in America by Glassdoor. Data Science experts are in high demand with an estimate of 11.5m job openings by 2026 according the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Now is the time to join this growing field. As organizations seek to build new tools that capture and make sense of tremendous amounts of data, data scientists are in high demand across all sectors and industries of the economy, commanding an average salary of $117,000 according to Glassdoor.

With an MS in Data Science from the University of Denver, you’ll be ready to assume roles such as Data Scientist, Business Analyst, Software Engineer, or Business Intelligence Director. Your work will include data mining, processing, data visualization, programming, and technical work that contributes to decision-making.

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Why Data Science

Whether you're interested in research or want to bring your data expertise to the entrepreneurial realm, an MS in data science will prepare you to reach across disciplines, making sense of the past and present to improve the future for both organizations and consumers.

What Sets Us Apart

  • The MS in data science requires no background in computer science.
  • Our program gives you the opportunity to enroll full- or part-time, with the potential to finish your degree in 18-24 months.
  • Classes are offered in the evening, making this a particularly attractive degree option for working professionals.
  • We also offer reduced tuition on a per-credit hour basis.

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Why study Data Science at DU?

Scenic Colorado


Our campus is nestled in south Denver. While on campus you might feel like you’re part of a small town. We’re a quick drive to the mountains to hike or ski, and a short train ride away from downtown. Downtown Denver is home to major sports teams, concert venues, art galleries, museums, and dining. A booming city experiencing robust growth, Denver provides ample opportunities for those who study and live here. In fact, US News and World Report recently named Denver the #2 on its annual Best Places to Live list.

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The University of Denver campus is a place where memories are made. Graduate students enjoy use of our Maker Space, the Anderson Academic Commons, and beautiful campus. There is always something to do on campus like taking in a show at the Newman Center or hitting the Ritchie Center cheer on one of our championship-winning teams.

Bustling crowd


Major corporations in 14 key industries call Colorado home. In addition, Colorado is ranked #1 Best Economy in the United States according to US News and World Report. And, WalletHub ranks it the #2 Best State to Find a Job. Our Career Services and Professional Development team has inroads and connections with top these top employers. DU is well-positioned to get you from the classroom to the workforce seamlessly.


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