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**

Spring courses begin January 22nd, 2018. To be considered for admission to the program in the Spring 2018 semester, please submit your completed application by **Monday, December 11.** Applications received after this date may be considered for the Summer 2018 or Fall 2018 semesters. 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.

### Fall 2017

Registration opens: April 10, 2017

Course preview week: August 29-September 4, 2017

Course dates: September 5-December 22, 2017

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 740: Data Mining (Prerequisites: DS 705 and DS 710)

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 2018

Registration opens: November 6, 2017

Course preview week: January 16–21, 2018

Course dates: January 22–May 11, 2018

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 (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 2018

Registration opens: March 12, 2018

Course preview week: May 22–28, 2018

Course dates: May 29-August 17, 2018

DS 700: Foundations of Data Science

DS 705: Statistical Methods

DS 715: Data Warehousing

DS 740: Data Mining (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 2018

Registration opens: April 9, 2018

Course preview week: August 28-September 3, 2018

Course dates: September 4–December 21, 2018

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 (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)

**Questions?**

Call Student Services at 1-877-895-3276. 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.