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Multidisciplinary Studies Building (MS)

MS 4.01.52

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Monday - Friday

8 A.M. - 5 P.M.

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Phone: (210) 458-4331

Fax: (210) 458-4332

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Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Basic Certificate Information

This 100% online certificate provides a gateway for students across all disciplines to gain strong data science experience and learn computational and quantitative techniques to process, analyze, and visualize data. The certificate aims to prepare a highly skilled workforce to solve real-world problems in data science related fields. The courses have been designed and will be offered by UTSA faculty who have intensive expertise and experience in the inter-disciplinary data science fields.

Admission Requirements and Prerequisites

The prerequisites for this program are at least a bachelor’s degree in any discipline, including fine and liberal arts, business, education, engineering, health, humanity, technology, natural science, and social science.

To maintain enrollment in the certificate program, students should maintain a 3.0 grade point average throughout tenure in the program.

Application Requirements:
 General University Requirements Must meet certificate program regulations .
 Application A completed Graduate School application, unless currently enrolled as a degree-seeking graduate student.
 Transcripts Official transcripts from all institutions attended. All international transcripts must be recorded in English or officially translated to English.
 Resume or Curriculum Vitae Not required.
 Letters of Recommendation Not required.
 Statement of Purpose Not required.
 Test Scores Not required.
 Evaluation of Foreign Credentials All applicants including non-U.S. citizens (International), U.S. Citizens, and permanent residents who have earned university-level credit from foreign institutions are required to submit official transcripts along with an evaluation of the transcripts from Foreign Credentials Service of America
 International Applicants Must meet international graduate student admission requirements
  • IELTS: Minimum score of 6.5.
  • TOEFL: Minimum scores of 79 or 60 for Internet or paper versions, respectively.
 Other None.
Application Deadlines:

Fall Deadline First 8 Weeks

Fall Deadline Second 8 weeks

Spring Deadline First 8 Weeks

Spring Deadline Second 8 Weeks

Summer Final Deadline

Aug. 1

Sept. 30

Dec. 15

Feb. 21

May 15

Contact Information

Coordinator Online Program Data Science: Jianwei Niu
Email Address:
Telephone: (210) 458-7360