A Data Science Central Community
The IIT Master of Data Science (MAS DS) is designed for bright, curious students with strong backgrounds in mathematics, computation, science, engineering, and business who want to delve deeply into data and use them to help make sense of the world.
This program is a rigorous, interdisciplinary program that combines high-level mathematics and computer science theory with the practical knowledge to explore data sets, gather insights, and visualize and communicate meaningful findings.
Unlike many data analytics and business intelligence degree programs, IIT's MAS DS program focuses on acquiring deep theoretical knowledge and understanding of the assumptions made by machine learning methods; object-oriented programming skills; understanding of scientific problems and processes; and skill in facilitating effective communication with scientific collaborators. Students will have the opportunity to work on real data science projects through a practicum at the end of the program.
|Data Scientists don't just analyze data.||They rethink data.|
|Data Scientists don't just mine data.||They make sense of data.|
|Data Scientists don't just store data.||They communicate data.|
IIT is the right place to study data science for many reasons:
Shlomo Argamon, Ph.D.
Computer Science Department
Lulu Kang, Ph.D.
Applied Mathematics Department
Director, Professional Master's Programs
Elizabeth Friedman, Ph.D.
College of Science
Applications are now open for the Fall 2013 and Spring 2014 classes.