Master of Science in Data Science

The Master of Science in Data Science at the University of Washington gives you the technical skills to extract knowledge from large, noisy, and heterogeneous datasets — big data — to provide insights that people and organizations can use.

Our interdisciplinary curriculum was developed by leading faculty from six top-ranked departments and schools at the UW, with input from top 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 is geared toward recent college graduates and working professionals who want to pursue a career in data science. Classes are held in the evening 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."

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