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Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the MS in Applied Data Science program are expected to demonstrate achievement in all areas of the program. Specifically, graduates of the program are expected to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency with various instrumentation used in life sciences studies
  • Apply the scientific method to formulate a testable hypothesis and design controlled experiments to test that hypothesis
  • Understand, analyze and interpret data generated by life sciences experimentation
  • Gain and employ managerial skills required for research laboratory project management and administration
  • Develop effective communication skills for the dissemination of scientific knowledge through written, oral and multimedia/technology-based formats