Become a Data Scientist

Gonzaga’s online Master of Science in Data Science is a multi-disciplinary degree centered on computer programming and mathematics giving you a deep understanding of all aspects of data including machine learning, data management and data collections.

While you will focus deeply on the technical side of data science, you will tackle the ethical implications surrounding data including privacy, discrimination, appropriate use and governance.

You will learn to use your knowledge to become a creator and designer of analytical tools and models, not just an end user.

Data scientists are needed in nearly every industry as more organizations rely on data to make strategic decisions.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics shows jobs for Data Scientists are seeing 35% growth with an average salary of $103,500 a year.

Some other potential career tracks: data engineer, data analytics, machine learning engineer and software engineering.

Why Gonzaga?

  • Expert faculty who also bring practical experience
  • Individualized attention, you will not be taught by a Teaching Assistant or Graduate Assistant
  • Take on real-world industry challenges and design informed solutions while working one-on-one with faculty
  • Focus on the ethical implications of data science governance


Contact: Graduate Admissions
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Facts and Figures


Credit Program


Per Credit

2 Yr

Average Completion Time

Fully Online