The Master of Science in Data Science features a unique online learning experience. Students attend live classes delivered online, complete interactive coursework designed by SMU faculty, attend in-person learning experiences and benefit from comprehensive support services. DataScience@SMU offers a new way to earn a top-tier master’s degree without relocating.
Between live sessions, DataScience@SMU students complete self-paced, online coursework.
accessibility to immersive coursework through the online platform or mobile apps.
DataScience@SMU classes are designed and taught by faculty from three SMU schools:
DataScience@SMU students participate in a required immersion experience during their program. Located at SMU in Texas, immersions offer students the chance to meet and collaborate in person with the classmates and professors they are working with in weekly classes. At immersions, students learn from SMU faculty members and leadership as well as industry experts.
The DataScience@SMU virtual campus fosters collaboration and connection. Through familiar social networking tools, students build relationships, meet for study groups and work with faculty one-on-one outside of class.
Students create personal profiles to make important connections.
Students meet for small-group study sessions and group projects.
Students meet face-to-face to socialize outside of class.
Students form groups based on interests — both academic and personal.
Applicants to the DataScience@SMU program are offered top-tier support services. Support begins when applicants inquire about the program and continues through graduation and beyond.