5th-Year Master's Degree

Current Brown seniors can apply for this program. The application requirements are the same as for other applicants. The program has the same course structure as the normal Data Science Master's program. The only difference is that two credits can be substituted by courses taken during the undergrad studies; possible substitutions are shown below. Note that it is not possible to do this program as a concurrent bachelor’s/master’s degree. 

  • For DATA 1010: An Introduction to Topics in Probability, Statistics, and Machine Learning (2 credits), you can substitute APMA 1690: Computational Probability and Statistics and APMA 1740/2610: Recent Applications in Probability and Statistics 
  • For DATA 1030: An introduction to Topics in Data and Computational Science (2 credits), you can substitute CSCI1951-A: Data Science and either CSCI1270 Database Systems or CSCI1380 Distributed Systems
  • For DATA 2080: Data & Society (1 credit), you can substitute DATA 0080: Data & Society 
  • For an elective (1 credit), you can substitute any appropriate 1000-level or 2000-level course to be determined by the student and approved by the program advisor

Applications are accepted until commencement.
More information and application.