Official Certificate Program

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, conditional admission may be granted to candidates with undergraduate GPAs between 2.40 and 2.69)
    • Students must have a grade of B or better in two applied statistics courses (such as CCSU’s STAT 200/201, or STAT 104/453, or STAT 215/216)

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