The Department of Statistics and Biostatistics is pleased to offer a MS Program in Data Science. The MSDS Statistics Track is part of the professional Master Program in Data Science at Rutgers, offered jointly by the Department of Statistics and the Department of Computer Science. The MSDS Program officially launched in Fall 2016. Interested students are encouraged to submit applications here.
With increasing data collection and advanced computational capabilities, the analysis of massive data and the extraction of useful information from it have become major emerging frontiers of computer science, statistics, and related fields. As modern information technologies relentlessly generate voluminous and complex data, analytical tools with solid foundation in algorithms, optimization, systems building, visualization, statistical theory, and methodology have become indispensable to industry and society in general.