Master of Science in Applied Data Science

Gain new insights into big data decision-making

When organizations are awash in data, you can be their lifeline by channeling information and converting it into actionable knowledge that adds value.

Medical results, institutional knowledge, consumer buying habits—where there’s data, there’s the potential for knowledge. Data science can optimize the delivery of health care or improve a company’s marketing strategy.

Learn to manage massive stores of data in the cloud and the data life cycle when you earn our Master of Science in Applied Data Science.

A leader in data science

The first of its kind in the nation, the Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI is a pioneer in the fields of informatics and data science. Key ties to industry, research centers, and employers in Indianapolis and across the country distinguish our school and its programs. Careers Services can arrange an internship in Central Indiana and beyond.

You’ll learn methods of data mining, to transform large datasets into usable knowledge, and how to represent information visually. The master’s in data science provides students with core competencies in the latest methods of analysis, data management, and infrastructure and high-throughput data processing and storage.

Our curriculum includes instruction in client–server application development and the professional and ethical management of data science projects.

Careers in data science

Emerging technologies such as GPU-based deep learning and the internet of things have fueled the demand for data science skills. Students who earn their master’s degree can find jobs in many sectors, including:

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