Right now, I have done by ug in Civil Branch. Can I shift to a Data Science course for my Masters in the USA?Will changing fields become a problem?

Asked by P.Madhava Reddy almost 2 years ago

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Saumya Chadha

Saumya Chadha

MentR-Me Team

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A master's in Data Science in the US is a 1.5 to two years application supplied by most universities as an MS degree. It is amongst these applications which are going to figure out our technologically superior future based totally on the numbers. International college students planning to learn about the application can select from 69 universities in the USA presenting MS in Data Science. Some universities like Northwestern University also offer MS in Analytics, which is a related application to an MS in Data Science.

Students are required to display a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, economics, and statistics to the associated discipline to apply for Masters in Data Science in the USA. Tuition expenses of the US universities supplying MS in Data Science are around 21,000 to 75,000 USD per annum. For an Indian aspirant, an equal of 15 to fifty-five lakh INR can be estimated as the training cost for reading in the USA. The average annual income of statistics scientists in the USA is 155,000 USD.

Admission Process 
Students applying for Masters's in Data Science in the US can be from a variety of backgrounds such as Statistics, Computer Science, Physics, Business, Mathematics, Engineering, Economics, Biology, and Psychology. A bachelor's degree in any of such fields is compulsory for making use the US universities.

Proof of English Proficiency for International Students
Appearing for an English talent test (TOEFL or IELTS) is obligatory for any applicant who is both a native from a non-English speaking kingdom or has now not carried out research (undergraduate) in the English language. Though any of these two exams’ ratings is suitable through the universities, still some select TOEFL over the IELTS rating for admission to their course. 

Visa Requirements 
International students fascinated with pursuing a full-time educational path have to apply for a US scholar visa. The following documents are required for the same: 

  • A legitimate passport
  • Form DS-160 (Nonimmigrant visa software confirmation page)
  • Application charge fee Receipt
  • Form I-20
  • Proof of economic support. 

Following are some if the named universities:- 

  1. Stanford University    
  2. Harvard University    
  3. Yale University    
  4. University of Pennsylvania    
  5. Columbia University

Yes, you can shift to a Data Science course for your Masters in the USA. Also changing fields is not a problem.


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