Master of Science in Data Science

The new Master of Science in Data Science at the University of Washington gives current and aspiring data science professionals the technical skills to extract knowledge from large, noisy, and heterogeneous datasets – big data – to provide insights that people and organizations can apply.

Our interdisciplinary curriculum was developed by leading faculty from six top-ranked departments and schools at the UW, with input from leading companies looking to hire data science professionals. In this program, you'll build deep expertise in managing, modeling and visualizing big data to meet the growing needs of industry, government, nonprofit and research organizations today.

Work With Top Data Talent

Take classes taught by outstanding UW faculty who are shaping the future of how we leverage data. The UW is a leader in research and education in data science, coordinated through the eScience Institute.

Gain Real-World Experience

Collaborate in small teams on data analysis projects throughout your courses, and solve a real-world data analysis challenge facing a local company or organization for your capstone project.

Take Convenient Evening Classes

Our program was designed with working professionals in mind, with classes held in the evenings on the UW Seattle campus. Attend part- or full-time, on a schedule that works for you.

"The UW's new Master of Science in Data Science is a unique multidisciplinary program that covers topics ranging from statistics to visual design. It provides students with broad yet deep technical knowledge that will advance their careers."

Bill & Melinda Gates Chair in Computer Science & Engineering
Director of the eScience Institute
University of Washington