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

Tue, 03/29/2016 Coursera, a leading online education company known for massive open online courses (MOOCs), today announced that they are partnering with CS @ ILLINOIS on a professional data science master’s degree. 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 exist today that are developed specifically for training data scientists, and none offer the scale of an open online course…


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