The Online Master of Science in Data Science from SMU

No GRE Required.

DataScience@SMU is the online Master of Science in Data Science from Southern Methodist University. The program is for current and aspiring data science professionals looking to gain advanced skills needed to manage, analyze, mine and understand complex data to make strategic decisions.

Students can customize their curriculum by choosing an area of specialization that aligns with their individual career and academic goals.

DataScience@SMU offers two specializations:

Machine Learning Specialization

Master the machine learning techniques needed to build self-optimized systems and provide solutions to problems or processes in any organization.

Business Analytics Specialization

Master the analytical tools required to synthesize qualitative data and effectively communicate results to key stakeholders to inform strategic decision-making.

Designed for working professionals, DataScience@SMU features:

  • Live, face-to-face online classes and self-paced coursework.
  • Interdisciplinary curriculum grounded in statistical analysis, programming, data mining and network security.
  • A project-based approach that helps students develop the technical skills to solve problems and influence decisions with data.
  • In-person immersion experiences on the SMU campus in Dallas, Texas.