The Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) delivered online prepares data science professionals to be leaders in the field. By blending a multidisciplinary curriculum, experienced faculty, an accomplished network of peers, and the flexibility of online learning, the accredited datascience@berkeley program brings UC Berkeley to you, wherever you are.
Complete A Rigorous, Skills-Driven Curriculum
The 27-unit MIDS program draws upon the social sciences, computer science, statistics, management, and law. Using the latest tools and analytical methods, students learn to solve real-world problems by deriving insights from complex and unstructured data.
The core curriculum focuses on the following key skills:
45 percent of recent graduates reported receiving a promotion
76 percent of recent graduates reported receiving a salary increase
MIDS graduates are working around the world to solve complex social, economic, and health problems at top companies such as Airbnb, Fitbit, and LinkedIn.
"I rely heavily on the knowledge and confidence that I gained from the MIDS curriculum as I approach open-ended data science problems. My professors at UC Berkeley provided me with a strong basis in structured problem solving and critical thinking as a data scientist."
— Erin Boehmer, data scientist at Fenix International
The MIDS program attracts intelligent, creative data professionals who work for top companies in computer software, finance, and health care. As a datascience@berkeley student, you will learn alongside these professionals, who are balancing their coursework with demanding career and personal commitments.
Located in the San Francisco Bay Area, the UC Berkeley School of Information is at the forefront data science innovation, and datascience@berkeley students are part of our vibrant community. Students attend live, face-to-face online classes and in-person immersions that seamlessly bring the on-campus UC Berkeley experience online.