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Master's Program in Data Science and Engineering


Requirements for Admission to the Data Science and Engineering Program

  • A bachelor's degree in MathematicsScience or Engineering from an accredited institution of higher education; 
  • A minimum 3.0 / "B" grade average
  • The general requirements are:
    • Two semesters of Calculus (preferably 3 including Vector Calculus)
    • Probability and Statistics (preferably 2 semesters)
    • Linear Algebra
    • Programming course (preferred knowledge of Python)
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation, preferably from a faculty member familiar with the applicant's work
  • GRE submission is optional.
Applicants with degrees in other fields may qualify for admission to the program depending on their experience and academic background. 
Students with baccalaureate degrees from non-English-speaking countries must submit TOEFL/IELTS Scores: the minimum is 533 (PBT), 73 (IBT) or 6.
Apply by May 1st for Fall Admission.


Master's Degree Application Process:

Prospective master's degree candidates must complete The City College of New York application process.


Important Note to Applicants:

Applicants are encouraged to identify CCNY DSE mentors in a domain of their interest. Evidence of a potential match will be considered during admission. Include domain interest and mention any communication with a potential CCNY mentor in the personal statement. 

Contact Information

The Grove School of Engineering
Department of Computer Science

North Academic Center 8/206
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY  10031

Michael Grossberg, PhD
Program co-Director

p: 212.650.6166