The online Master of Science degree in Data Science is an interdisciplinary degree program offered through the University of Colorado Boulder and hosted online through Coursera’s learning platform. The program is ideal for learners with a broad range of undergraduate education and/or professional experience in computer science, information science, mathematics and statistics. The career-ready curriculum prepares graduates for today's rapidly growing data science field by developing foundational competencies and applied technical skills.

Why choose the MS-DS on Coursera?

  • Top-quality learning: This fully online program allows you to study at a top-40 public university from the comfort of your living room. Earn the same credential and learn from the same award-winning faculty as our on-campus program in Boulder.
  • Engaging academics: Undertake rigorous academics at a leading hub for tech entrepreneurship. This interdisciplinary program is designed for working professionals in the industry and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commision (HLC).
  • Flexible path to graduation: Personalize your learning with self-paced classes and multiple term options each year. Pay as you go, with a clear per-credit rate.
  • Interactive experience: Connect with course facilitators during weekly office hours and network with classmates in class and on your own Slack workspace. Plus, get access to CU Boulder online resources including libraries, career services and the Forever Buffs alumni association.