UW Graduate School

Data Science

The new Master of Science in Data Science at the University of Washington gives current and aspiring data science professionals the technical skills to turn large, messy data sets — or big data — into insights people and organizations can use.

Program website

Degree(s)/Certificate(s) offered

  • Master of Science in Data Science

Program director/interdisciplinary group co-chairs

  • Bill Howe, Associate Professor, Information School

Primary Staff Contact

Deborah Alterman, Director of Program Operations

Interdisciplinary Faculty Group Membership

The following are the core/voting Graduate Faculty members of the interdisciplinary group. For a complete list of faculty active in the program, see the program website.

  • Cecilia Aragon, Professor, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Joshua Blumenstock, Assistant Professor, The Information School
  • Adrian Dobra, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics
  • Patrick Heagerty, Professor, Department of Biostatistics
  • Jeff Heer, Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Bill Howe, Associate Professor, Information School
  • Nathan Kutz, Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics
  • David McDonald, Associate Professor, Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Thomas Richardson, Professor, Department of Statistics
  • Eli Shlizerman, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics and Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Jevin West, Assistant Professor, The Information School
  • Daniela Witten, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics