ADDITIONAL GRADUATE ADMISSIONS RESOURCES
Graduate Admissions Office
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The Master of Digital Sciences (MDS) degree is a professional master’s program for graduates from a wide range of backgrounds that is designed to augment the student's skill set and open the door to new career opportunities.
A Bachelor's degree in Digital Sciences is not required for admission, and students may enter in the fall or spring semester. For additional admission information, see Graduate Admission and Graduate Admission for International Students (if applicable).
The Master of Digital Sciences degree program requires a minimum of 32 credit hours of graduate-level coursework including:
No more than 18 credits may be taken from any one subject area other than DSCI.
Five concentrations are tailored with courses in Digital Sciences and related areas to provide specific skill sets:
The required courses for the Enterprise Architecture, Data Science, and Digital Systems Training Technology concentrations are generally delivered in an online format, and it is possible to complete these degrees online with a judicious choice of electives. Many of the courses are also delivered in an in-classroom format, so it is also possible to complete these degrees on campus.
The required courses for the Digital Systems Software Development, Digital Systems Telecommunication Networks, and Digital Systems Management concentrations are generally delivered in an in-classroom format, so it is not possible to complete these degrees online.