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Data Science Doctoral Minor

The School of Informatics and Computing welcomes all doctoral students in considering a minor in Data Science. Data Science is one of the fastest growing areas of research, one that touches an ever-expanding range of disciplines, including education, business, public health, sociology, political science, environmental science, the humanities, and many more. Learning to analyze, visualize and report on large amounts of data can help shape the world, and a Ph.D. minor in Data Science can place researchers on the cutting edge of computing while broadening the knowledge and experience of any doctoral candidate.

Doctoral students who pursue a doctoral minor in Data Science must complete a minimum of 12 credits of coursework selected, with the guidance of a minor advisor in the Data Science Program, from the approved Data Science graduate curriculum. All courses taken to satisfy the requirements for the doctoral minor in Data Science must be completed with a grade of “B” or better. A minor field written qualifying exam is not required.

A full listing of courses is available through the Masters of Science in Data Science curriculum.

The School of Informatics and Computing has built a reputation as a leader in education and research by creating a new, interdisciplinary view of computing and information technology. The Data Science program is known for its breadth of coverage, world-leading faculty, and strong industry links with excellent career services. For more information on the Data Science program, contact us.