Computer Science

Data Science

The MS in Data Science program prepares students for advanced careers in data engineering, quantitative research, machine learning, and data analytics. The flexible learning formats allow students from New York City, Long Island, and other regions to develop and strengthen their data science knowledge, application, and leadership skills. Graduates are expected to be practice-ready professionals who contribute to their organizations and communities.

The 30-semester hour curriculum focuses on the mathematical and algorithmic knowledge and skills used in different aspects of data science and includes courses such as:

  • Data Science
  • Data Warehousing
  • Machine Learning
  • Computational Matrix Algebra and Applications
  • Nonlinear Optimization
  • Probability and Statistical Inference

More About The Programs

Program Directory

Program Director

Steven C. LindoScott M. Jeffreys
Special Associate Professor


Yihren WuYihren Wu
Professor of Mathematics

Simona DoboliSimona Doboli
Professor of Computer Science

Zoran SunikZoran Sunik
Professor of Mathematics

Kira AdarichevaKira Adaricheva
Professor of Mathematics

Krishnan PillaipakkamnattKrishnan Pillaipakkamnatt
Professor of Computer Science, Chair

Steven C. LindoSteven C. Lindo
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science