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Frequently Asked Questions

MS in Data Science and Analytics

  1. How can I get more information about the MS in Data Science and Analytics? To get more information, please visit
  2. Where do I got to apply for the program? Please visit and submit your application to the Graduate School at the University of Charleston (College of Charleston):
  3. Am I a good fit for the program? We welcome applicants from all majors. Qualified applicants will have some background and aptitute in either computing and/or mathematics (statistics). Data Science is different from these two fields, but these fields provide a lot of the foundational skills necessary.
  4. Are there assistantship opportunities available? Yes. All applicants and current students may apply for a limited number of research assistant positions. The deadlines for these positions are the same as the application deadline for the program. In order to be considered for an assistantship, students/applicants must complete an essay as well as all other application materials by the posted deadlines. Link to assistantship application: The official policy guiding the selection process can be found at