Graduate Minor in Computational Data Science

CCI’s Graduate Minor in Computational Data Science provides Drexel graduate students with a strong foundation in the emerging field of data science, with a focus on computational and systems issues. This minor is ideal for Drexel graduate students (master’s or doctoral level) who are interested in building on their degree and existing quantitative skills to become leaders in the field of data science.

The Graduate Minor in Computational Data Science provides practically focused, yet technically rigorous training in machine learning, data-intensive computing, large-scale data management, algorithmic and data ethics, data visualization and cognitive systems.

Program Features

  • Five-course curriculum provides a comprehensive overview of computational data science topics, including mathematical foundations of data science; algorithms and scalability; hands-on experience with tools and systems; and advanced modeling and visualization.
  • 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 Master of Science in Computer Science degree program, or into the Master of Science in Data Science degree program.
For more information on curriculum, please visit the Drexel University Catalog.

For more information on how to enroll in the Graduate Minor in Computational 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 ScienceComputational Data Science, and Applied Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Data Science.

The College offers a graduate minor in Computational Data Science and Applied Data Science.

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