A data science degree for those looking to have a greater impact in the public sector, the MDSPP equips graduates with cutting-edge computational, analytical, and governance skills.
From our smartphones and our credit cards; to our tweets and our cars – data is everywhere and in everything. Even in power lines, airports and the roads we drive on, data exists in places that we wouldn’t even think of.
The smart and intentional application of these data could allow us to make better public policy decisions, find patterns, and more effectively deliver critical services like healthcare, education and national security. In governments around the world and in the nonprofit and private sectors, the demand for data analysts, scientists, and data savvy managers is increasing quickly.
The Master in Data Science for Public Policy (MDSPP), a joint program of Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy and Graduate Analytics program, combines these skills with core public policy analysis enabling graduates to be highly valuable in these settings in the US and around the globe.