Coursera and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Launch MOOC-Based Master’s Degree in Data SciencePosted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management on April 5th, 2016
Coursera and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have launched a MOOC-based Master's Degree in Data Science.
Here's an excerpt from the announcement:
Coursera, a leading online education company known for massive open online courses (MOOCs), today announced a professional data science master's degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Home to one of the top five computer science graduate programs in the United States, the University of Illinois will open access to its world-class data science curriculum at a fraction of the cost of a traditional on-campus or online master's degree through the Master of Computer Science in Data Science (MCS-DS) degree on Coursera.