With tuition under $20K, the MCS-DS is one of the most affordable gateways to one of the most lucrative and fastest growing careers of the new millennium. The MCS-DS builds expertise in four core areas of computer science: data visualization, machine learning, data mining and cloud computing, in addition to building valuable skill sets in statistics and information science with courses taught in collaboration with the University’s Statistics Department and iSchool (ranked #1 among Library and Information Studies Schools.)
This degree will go far beyond recorded classroom lectures to offer the same educational rigor as other Illinois on-campus programs. Anyone who registers on Coursera will have access to all of the courses that make up the degree, including lessons, activities and projects developed by award-winning Illinois faculty. In order to earn the University of Illinois degree, learners who are accepted into the program will also be expected to complete additional course assessments with access to guidance, feedback and support from Illinois faculty and staff.
Applications are now open for 2018 cohort - join us:
- Final Application Deadline: October 15th, 2017
- Cohort Start: January, 2018