Master of Science in Data Science

Develop deep technical skills with a foundation in business through our STEM-designated program.

Data scientists work on coding at a desk.


Location and Start Terms:

  • Smithfield, Rhode Island
  • Fall and spring start terms


  • 12–18 months


Program Level: Graduate

College/School: College of Business

STEM-Designated Program

Bryant’s STEM-designated programs are at the intersection of business, healthcare, and technology that powers today’s innovative economy. Our students are prepared to think critically and analyze complex data to inform business decisions and are prepared to be leaders in STEM fields. International students with F1 visas graduating from this program may apply for a 24-month extension to their OPT in the U.S. 


Our Value

Hear From Our Faculty

Suhong Li

“By merging data science with a business specialization, our Master of Science in Data Science empowers future leaders to unleash the full potential of data and gain a competitive edge in the AI-driven economy.” 

Chair and Professor
Information Systems and Analytics Department

Prepare for the Data-Driven Economy

Advance your career by gaining deep technical skills with a foundation in business. Developed with feedback from industry partners, our program trains future data scientists to solve real-world business problems and make strategic decisions in today’s data-driven economy.

You’ll leverage business principles with expertise across artificial intelligence, statistics, natural language processing, machine learning, and analytics. Expect to advance your programming and data management skills in: 

  • Python          
  • Tableau     
  • Pytorch          
  • R          
  • Databricks
  • Spark          
  • Microsoft Azure
  • PowerBI                 
  • Amazon Web Services

You’ll also practice end-to-end data science by working on hands-on projects from our corporate partners, gaining valuable real-world experience.

No. 3 Top Job

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, data scientist positions are projected to grow by 36 percent over the next decade. Glassdoor ranks data scientists as the No. 3 top job in the U.S. Job titles include: 

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Visualization Specialist 
  • Digital Marketing Analyst
  • Full Stack Software Developer
  • Machine Learning Engineer

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