Data Science

Graduate Program at Colorado School of Mines

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

By drawing on elements of computer science, statistics and interdisciplinary applications, Data Science skills open doors to almost any field you can imagine. Mines’ rich academic and professional resources prepare graduates with a balanced education, preparing them for successful careers in industry, government or even further study at the PhD level.

 

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$95,000 median
entry-level salary 
(master’s)

 

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#1 Best Value
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Requirements and Costs

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, physical sciences, statistics, mathematics, economics or equivalent, with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
  • All admitted graduate students must submit GRE scores prior to receiving an admissions decision. Mines accepts GRE scores from tests taken within five years of the date of entry
  • GRE with quantitative reasoning section score of 151 or higher or a GMAT score above 640 preferred. Applicants who have graduated from Mines within the past five years are not required to submit GRE scores
  • A personal statement explaining how the applicant’s professional goals, training and expertise are a good fit for this program
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English a TOEFL score of 79 or higher (or 550 for the paper-based test, 213 for the computer-based test) is required. In lieu of a TOEFL score, an IELTS score of 6.5 or higher will be accepted

 

MASTER OF SCIENCE 

  • This program will follow a 3 X 3 + 1 design: three modules and a mini-module

VIEW CATALOG

 

 Colorado ResidentOut-of-State StudentOnline Student
Tuition**$16,650$37,350$17,982
Fees*$2,412$2,412$0
Room & Board$16,700$16,700$16,700
Books & Supplies$1,500$1,500$1,500
Misc. Expenses$1,800$1,800$1,800
Transportation$1,300$1,300$1,300
Total$40,362$61,062$39,282
**Cost per credit hour$925$2,075$999

*Allowance for fees based on mandatory fees charged to all students. Does not include fees for orientation, library, yearbook, refrigerator rental, voice messaging, ect.

At less than 4.5 credit hours, you may be ineligible for financial aid.

 

Career Outcomes

 

  • Data scientist
  • Data architect
  • Infrastructure architect
  • Data engineer
  • Data analyst
  • Applications architect
  • Business intelligence developer

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Degree Options

Master’s

  • Data Science (Non-Thesis)

 

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July 1 deadline