Overview

Welcome to datascience@berkeley.
A Master of Information and Data Science Delivered Online.

The UC Berkeley School of Information (I School) offers a professional Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) delivered online.

The MIDS program is designed to train leaders in the ever-evolving field of data science. Our program focuses on problem solving, preparing you to creatively apply methods of data collection, analysis, and presentation to solve the world’s most challenging problems.

Designed by I School faculty, our curriculum is multidisciplinary. You will bring together a range of methods to define a research question; to gather, store, retrieve, and analyze data; to interpret results; and to convey findings effectively. Using the latest tools and practices, you will identify patterns in and gain insights from complex data sets.

Earn Your Degree From Anywhere

Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, at the heart of the big data revolution, UC Berkeley remains at the forefront of the disciplines that make up the core of data science — from databases, statistics, and machine learning to data visualization, privacy, and security. The I School’s recognized strengths in research design and information policy ensure a well-rounded and rigorous curriculum.

datascience@berkeley brings all the advantages of earning a UC Berkeley degree to you — and there’s no need to relocate. With this online program, you can attend classes from anywhere in the world, so you will not have to sacrifice your personal or professional commitments.

Accreditation

The Master of Information and Data Science program is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). WASC accreditation speaks to the quality of the program, faculty, and the Berkeley I School. It ensures that the program will prepare you for a career in data science.

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