Academic Catalog


Master of Science Data Science and Analytics with a Concentration in Physics (MS)

Sampath Jayarathna, Graduate Program Director, and Balša Terzić,  Physics Concentration Coordinator.

Physics Concentration

The purpose of this concentration is to provide students with a thorough understanding of the methods and technologies to handle big data and to instill physics problem-solving skills rooted in big data solutions. It prepares them to become professionals trained in advanced data analytics, with the ability to transform large streams of multiple data sources into understandable and actionable information for the purpose of making decisions. The coursework enables the students to achieve a comprehensive list of tasks including collecting, storing, processing, and analyzing data, reporting statistics and patterns, drawing conclusions and insights, and making actionable recommendations.