The First MOOC-Based Master’s Degree in Data Science Presents a New Model for Meeting the …

The University of Illinois and Coursera Launch a Master of Computer Science in Data Science Degree MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA–(Marketwired – Mar 30, 2016) – Coursera, a leading online education company known for massive open online courses (MOOCs), today announced a professional data science master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Home to one of the top five computer science graduate programs in the United States, the University of Illinois will open access to its world-class data science curriculum at a fraction of the cost of a traditional on-campus or online master’s degree through the Master of Computer Science in Data Science (MCS-DS) degree on Coursera. Data science has quickly become one of the most sought-after and highest-paid professions in the United States, yet few highly ranked master’s programs…


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