The Master of Science in Data Science is designed to meet the rising demand for highly skilled data science and data analytics professionals. It prepares students for careers in data science and analytics with a broad knowledge of the required tools, techniques, and methods. The program focuses on relevant areas including statistical analysis, natural language processing, computational linguistics, information retrieval, information visualization, social network analysis, text analytics and data mining. The program helps graduates to acquire the types of skills and competencies needed in designing, implementing and transforming data sets and large volumes of information into actionable knowledge. It provides students with the knowledge they need to manage data science and data analytics projects and work with analytics tools and technologies. The program aimed at educating a new generation of information professionals capable of taking the leadership role through connecting the dots and using data to support strategic initiatives within the organization.