Data Science at UMBC-Shady Grove Virtual Open House

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Hear career success stories from 3 alumni in under 2 minutes!

Discover firsthand from three of our alumni the transformative impact of their studies, from igniting personal growth and forging valuable industry ties to embarking on fulfilling career transformations.

Take a 20-minute deep dive into the field of data science, career opportunities, and our program.

In this session, program director Dr. Yousef, an esteemed expert in the field of data science, will guide you through the exceptional graduate programs offered by UMBC at the Shady Grove campus. Discover the world of data science and how it can propel your career to new heights.

At a Glance

Locations Offered

  • UMBC Campus (Catonsville)
  • Shady Grove (Rockville)

Average Completion Time

  • 2 years (Master’s part-time)
  • 1 year (Certificate part-time)

Credit Hours

  • 30 (Master’s)
  • 12 (Certificate)

Tuition & Fees

Start Date

  • Spring/Fall