Admission Requirements

The master of science in data science program at Elmhurst College welcomes applications from students who hold an undergraduate degree in any major from a regionally accredited institution.

  • A basic course in statistics (with a grade of C or better) and prior coursework in programming are prerequisites to the program
  • Prerequisites can be met at Elmhurst College through the successful completion of MTH 345 Elementary Statistics and CS 200 Programming Fundamentals (online, non-credit)
  • Or prerequisites may be completed as part of the student’s undergraduate coursework or transferred from another college or university
  • Applicants must also have at least one year of professional experience, which may be waived with the director’s approval
  • An admission interview with the program director is required for all applicants

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