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Master of Science and Graduate Certificate in Data Science

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Potential career paths for graduates of the Master of Science in Data Science include:

Source: GlassDoor, 2021

What Our Students Say

“Data Science is such a broad field, but this program covers so many of the aspects of it. From machine learning to data visualization, you’ll definitely see how many different possibilities there are to starting a career in Data Science.”

– Data science program graduate

“You could tell that they enjoyed their jobs and that they enjoyed teaching as well, which made it even more enjoyable to go through the program when you’re getting that kind of energy back from your professors.”

– Data science program graduate

“This is what people are looking for — the federal government, local government, private companies … it’s where you want to be right now.”

– Data science program graduate

“At Merrimack College, you’re going to get all of the support that you would need to be successful in the Data Science program. As a starting point, Merrimack College provided me with some initial boot camps or training sessions to help me become more familiar with the course material and once the program starts, you are linked with a success coach who checks in with you regularly.”

– Data science program graduate

Key Dates and Deadlines

This program enrolls six times a year. Each term is eight weeks.

Term
Application Deadline
Classes Begin
Fall I
Monday, August 12, 2024
Monday, August 26, 2024
Fall II
Monday, October 7, 2024
Monday, October 21, 2024
Fall I
Application Deadline
Monday, August 12, 2024
Classes Begin
Monday, August 26, 2024
Fall II
Application Deadline
Monday, October 7, 2024
Classes Begin
Monday, October 21, 2024

Student Support Resources

Students in the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences benefit from a dedicated success team.

Support includes:

  • Access to coding LinkedIn Learning courses.
  • Personal student success coaching.
  • 1:1 tutoring.
  • 1:1 mentoring from faculty and program staff.
  • Career services support for professional growth.

Why Merrimack

Nearly 200 graduates of the M.S. Data Science program are leading successful careers at companies such as: 

Blue Cross Blue Shield | Capital One | Cigna | CVS Health | IBM | Indeed.com| Liberty Mutual Insurance | Microsoft | Staples |  Thermo Fisher Scientific | Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Merrimack makes it easy and convenient to change the trajectory of your professional data science career.

Begin Your Journey