CCI’s Graduate Minor in Applied Data Science provides Drexel graduate students an interdisciplinary education in foundational and applied data science, where data science methods are used to help solve problems or gain insights.
This minor is ideal for Drexel graduate students (master’s or doctoral level) from all backgrounds who are interested in gaining core knowledge of data science’s value and wide-ranging applications, or used as a launching point for more in depth and expansive knowledge in the field.
The Graduate Minor in Applied Data Science emphasizes practical proficiency in combining relevant fundamental skills, hands-on experience with state-of-the-art tools and systems, and work with real datasets.
- Course topics include data organization and stewardship, mining, retrieval, visualization and analytics.
- Coursework includes discussions of case studies that arise in the private and public sectors.
- Students who successfully complete the Graduate Minor have the option to continue broadening their understanding of computer science and data science by transitioning into the Masters of Science in Data Science degree program.
Graduate Minor in Applied Data Science Course Requirements & Descriptions
Please visit Drexel's Graduate Catalog for course requirements and course descriptions (to see course descriptions, please click on the course number under "Degree Requirements"). To find out when courses are offered, please visit Drexel's Term Master Schedule.
For more information on how to enroll in the Graduate Minor in Applied Data Science, please contact your academic advisor.
Additional Programs in Data Science
For students who would like to further pursue graduate studies in the data analytics field, CCI offers a Master of Science in Data Science.
CCI also offers graduate data science certificates (available online or on campus) in Intro to Data Science, Big Data Analytics, Applied Data Science, Computational Data Science, and Applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Data Science.
The College offers a graduate minor in Computational Data Science.