The Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) is an online degree program for professionals looking to become leaders in the field of data science. The program features a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses the entire data life cycle, from planning and gathering data to analyzing and presenting findings. Course work in this program examines issues of privacy, explores machine learning, and considers techniques for data storage and management. Students in the program benefit from UC Berkeley’s strong ties to the Bay Area and Silicon Valley.
- Live online classes: All classes are held weekly on a face-to-face video platform and are kept small, with a low student-to-faculty ratio.
- Renowned faculty: The program is designed by many of the same School of Information (I School) faculty and data science professionals who teach our on-campus programs.
- Multidisciplinary curriculum: Course work is designed with a project-based approach, encouraging the application of tools and methods to solve problems.
- UC Berkeley community: Students gain access to the UC Berkeley I School community, including technical support, academic support, and the university’s vast alumni network.
AccreditationsThe Master of Information and Data Science is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
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Last updated October 23, 2017