Master of Science

Data Science

Applying for Admission

For consideration, applicants must submit the following:

  1. A completed online application with supplemental materials (
    • Essay of 500-1,000 words focusing on academic and work history, reasons for pursuing degree, where and how prerequisite courses were completed
    • Letter of recommendation from either an academic or work source
    • $50 application fee
  2. Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from a regionally accredited institution of higher education (GPA of 3.00 or higher)
    • Applicants with a GPA of at least 2.40 may be considered for conditional admission Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.00 on all post-baccalaureate coursework
    • Applicants are expected to have completed one semester of statistics (such as  STAT 104,  STAT 200, or  STAT 215) with grade of B or better, or permission of the Data Science Program Coordinator

Official transcripts may be sent directly to the Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office:

By Mail: 

Central Connecticut State University
Graduate Recruitment & Admissions Office
1615 Stanley Street
Davidson Hall 116
New Britain, CT 06050