Graduate Program Director: Benjamin Ong, Ph.D
The amount of data in our society has exploded and will continue to exert an increasingly weighty force in our lives, including driving the economy. Michigan Technological University's interdisciplinary Master of Science in Data Science provides students with the training to develop a well-rounded skill set and the opportunity to become a specialist in a domain of their choice. Data scientists occupy a unique niche in a variety of industries, from retail to finance to healthcare. They fill diverse roles, from data prognosticating to communicating complex, technical information to broad audiences.