Data Science

Project Management Pathway

The Project Management pathway teaches students how to manage and supervise big data projects, particularly in a virtual or international environment. Managing cross-functional teams are a key element of successfully launching a big data projects, which are extremely complex and increasingly important to organizations.

The courses in this pathway focus on the fundamentals of project management, leading virtual or global work teams, and hands-on applications of project management. Students pursuing the Project Management pathway are eligible for a certificate in Project Management upon completion.


Admission into the Data Science graduate program


Select three courses to fulfill the pathway requirement.

Career Outlook

There is significant labor market demand for both qualified project management professionals and employees with knowledge of data science skills and knowledge. Possible job titles for graduates of the program include: Project Manager, Data Manager, Project Data Manager, Manager, Data Science, and Product Manager - Data Science

Download the Academic Planning Form as unofficial guidance in planning your Data Science Master's program.

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