Graduate Minor in Applied Data Science

About the Graduate Minor

The aim is to provide a strong foundation in this area, with a focus on the application of methods for solving problems or gaining insights, offering a systematic and efficient education to Drexel graduate students interested in expanding their studies through integration of data science.

The Graduate Minor Degree in Applied Data Science trains current Drexel graduate students either in an MS or a PhD program to learn a variety of foundational and applied data science topics.

Additional Information

For more information about this program, visit the College of Computing & Informatics' website, and/or contact:

  • Yuan An, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Information Science, College of Computing & Informatics
  • Jane Greenberg, PhD, Alice B. Kroeger Professor; Director, Metadata Research Center; Associate Department Head for Graduate Affairs, Department of Information Science, College of Computing & Informatics
  • Christopher C. Yang, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Information Science, College of Computing & Informatics
  • Jake Williams, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science, College of Computing & Informatics

Program Requirements

Required Core Courses
DSCI 511Data Acquisition and Pre-Processing3.0
DSCI 521Data Analysis and Interpretation3.0
Elective Courses9.0
Choose 3 of the following:
Organization of Data and Information
Data and Digital Stewardship
Social Network Analytics
Information Retrieval Systems
Information Visualization
Data Mining
Introduction to Data Analytics
Total Credits15.0
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