Master'sData Science

A Master of Science (MS) in data science from Wichita State will prepare you for a high-paying, high-demand career in fields like machine learning and artificial intelligence—as well as for success in a future Ph.D. program. You’ll have access to some of the best research facilities in the country and the chance to work and research with faculty and industry professionals on campus and throughout Kansas’ largest city.

Learn how Data Science is the right fit for you.

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Applied learning at Wichita State

At Wichita State, applied learning is everything. In fact, every degree we offer has a guaranteed applied learning or research experience built right into it equipping you with the relevant skills and experience to make you workforce ready before graduation.

Admission to the program

The program is open to bachelor’s degree holders in computer science, computer engineering or a related area.

For consideration, you must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (or equivalent score from another country) in your bachelor's degree. 

For additional admission details, click on the link below.

Inside the Program

New facility for the National Institute for Research and Digital Transformation

Wichita State University is moving forward on a facility to house the National Institute for Research and Digital Transformation (NIRDT) as part of WSU's Interdisciplinary Research initiative. Research and partnerships created in the facility will be focused around the convergence of faculty and students from many different WSU departments across the university for the sole purpose of developing research in a broad range of economic sectors, including the high-tech sectors, health sector, manufacturing, defense and logistics while supporting the aviation and aerospace industries.


The program consists of at least 30 hours and includes courses in business analytics and intelligence, data mining, artificial intelligence, deep learning, algorithmic techniques, database systems and bioinformatics.


Whether you’re pursuing a promotion or preparing for a Ph.D., WSU’s vast industry connections, research opportunities and unmatched facilities create an environment for our engineering students to gain the expertise that leads to dream careers.

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