The Center for Data Science is excited to announce a new PhD Program in Data Science. The program will prepare students to advance the state-of-the-art in data science research and prepare them for outstanding careers in academia or industry. Previous cohorts were guaranteed financial support in the  form of tuition and a stipend in the fall and spring semesters for up to five years. 

Degree Requirements

To be awarded the PhD in Data Science, students must, within 10 years of first enrolling:

  • Complete 72 credit hours while maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (out of 4.0).
  • Pass a Comprehensive Exam.
  • Pass the Depth Qualifying Exam (DQE) by May 15 of their fourth semester.
  • Complete all the steps for approval of their PhD dissertation.

For more information on degree requirements, visit PhD Curriculum.