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, 2019. To be considered for admission to the program in the Spring 2019 semester, please submit your completed application by **Tuesday, December 11th, 2018.** Applications received after this date may be considered for the Summer 2019 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.

### Fall 2018

Completed application deadline: July 24, 2018

Registration opens: April 9, 2018

Course preview week: August 28-September 3, 2018

Course dates: September 4–December 14, 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)

### Spring 2019

Completed application deadline: December 11, 2018

Registration opens: November 12, 2018

Course preview week: January 15–21, 2019

Course dates: January 22–May 3, 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 (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 2019

Completed application deadline: April 16, 2019

Registration opens: March 11, 2019

Course preview week: May 21–27, 2019

Course dates: May 28-August 9, 2019

DS 700: Foundations of Data Science

DS 705: Statistical Methods

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 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 opens: April 8, 2019

Course preview week: August 27–September 2, 2019

Course 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 (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.