PhD in Data Science
Data science is an emerging discipline that combines mathematics, computing and statistics to develop and apply methodologies required for data-driven industries. There is a high demand for data science professionals in many industries including technology, government, utilities and banking.
The department of Mathematical Sciences offers (beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year) a PhD program in Data Science to prepare and train individuals who can immediately obtain positions in industry using data to guide decision-making. The program is interdisciplinary and open to individuals from many backgrounds.