The selection of courses for the UW Master of Science in Data Science varies each fall, spring, and summer. Check below for upcoming courses. Course offerings are subject to change due to fluctuating enrollments.

**Application Deadline**

Fall courses begin September 3rd, 2019. To be considered for admission to the program in the Fall 2019 semester, please submit your completed application by **Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019.** Applications received after this date may be considered for the Spring 2020 semester. Starting your application early will help ensure you have plenty of time to gather required materials (such as transcripts), transfer credits, apply for financial aid, and complete the University of Wisconsin System Online Admission Application.

### Summer 2019

**Completed application deadline**: April 16, 2019

**Registration/Permission numbers available**: March 11, 2019

**Course preview week**: May 21–27, 2019

**Semester dates**: May 28-August 9, 2019

DS 700: Foundations of Data Science

DS 705: Statistical Methods

DS 715: Data Warehousing

DS 730: Big Data: High-Performance Computing (Prerequisite: DS 710)

DS 735: Communicating About Data

DS 740: Data Mining & Machine Learning (Prerequisites: DS 705 and DS 710)

DS 760: Ethics of Data Science (Prerequisites: DS 700 or DS 780)

DS 780: Data Science and Strategic Decision Making

DS 785: Capstone (Prerequisites: DS 700, DS 705, DS 710, DS 715, DS 730, DS 735, DS 740, DS 745, and DS 775)

### Fall 2019

**Completed application deadline**: July 23, 2019

**Registration/Permission numbers available**: April 8, 2019

**Course preview week**: August 27–September 2, 2019

**Semester dates**: September 3–December 13, 2019

DS 700: Foundations of Data Science

DS 705: Statistical Methods

DS 710: Programming for Data Science

DS 715: Data Warehousing

DS 730: Big Data: High-Performance Computing (Prerequisite: DS 710)

DS 735: Communicating About Data

DS 740: Data Mining & Machine Learning (Prerequisites: DS 705 and DS 710)

DS 745: Visualization and Unstructured Data Analysis (Prerequisites: DS 700, DS 705, DS 710, and DS 740)

DS 760: Ethics of Data Science (Prerequisites: DS 700 or DS 780)

DS 775: Prescriptive Analytics (Prerequisite: DS 705)

DS 780: Data Science and Strategic Decision Making

DS 785: Capstone (Prerequisites: DS 700, DS 705, DS 710, DS 715, DS 730, DS 735, DS 740, DS 745, and DS 775)

### Spring 2020

**Completed application deadline**: December 17, 2019

**Registration/Permission numbers available**: November 11, 2019

**Course preview week**: January 21–27, 2020

**Semester dates**: January 28–May 8, 2020

DS 700: Foundations of Data Science

DS 705: Statistical Methods

DS 710: Programming for Data Science

DS 715: Data Warehousing

DS 730: Big Data: High-Performance Computing (Prerequisite: DS 710)

DS 735: Communicating About Data

DS 740: Data Mining & Machine Learning (Prerequisites: DS 705 and DS 710)

DS 745: Visualization and Unstructured Data Analysis (Prerequisites: DS 700, DS 705, DS 710, and DS 740)

DS 760: Ethics of Data Science (Prerequisites: DS 700 or DS 780)

DS 775: Prescriptive Analytics (Prerequisite: DS 705)

DS 780: Data Science and Strategic Decision Making

DS 785: Capstone (Prerequisites: DS 700, DS 705, DS 710, DS 715, DS 730, DS 735, DS 740, DS 745, and DS 775)

### Summer 2020

**Completed application deadline**: April 14, 2020

**Registration/Permission numbers available**: March 9, 2020

**Course preview week**: May 19–25, 2020

**Semester dates**: May 26-August 7, 2020

DS 700: Foundations of Data Science

DS 705: Statistical Methods

DS 710: Programming for Data Science

DS 715: Data Warehousing

DS 735: Communicating About Data

DS 760: Ethics of Data Science (Prerequisites: DS 700 or DS 780)

DS 780: Data Science and Strategic Decision Making

DS 785: Capstone (Prerequisites: DS 700, DS 705, DS 710, DS 715, DS 730, DS 735, DS 740, DS 745, and DS 775)

**Questions?**

Call Student Services at 608-800-6755. We’re available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, U.S. Central Time. Email us anytime at datascience@uwex.edu.