Accelerated Data Science Program: BS/MPS Program Option
UMBC undergraduate students have the option of applying to the BS/MPS program in their
junior or senior year and may take up to nine graduate credits that can be applied to both their
undergraduate and graduate degrees. Students benefit by shortening the time to degree
completion, experience the cost savings of taking graduate courses at undergraduate tuition
rates, experience flexible learning options (some courses taught in evening or in hybrid format)
and gain practical knowledge and skills.
Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
Maintain good academic standing throughout the duration of undergraduate degree
Students are required to complete the following courses before applying:
Submit copy of undergraduate transcripts to Graduate School
Submit required documentation to your Undergraduate Advisor for preliminary review and approval. If approved your application will be reviewed by the Data Science Graduate Program Director and a final admission decision will be made.
One semester prior to completion of your bachelor's degree, submit an application for the MPS: Data Science program to the Graduate School. The graduate school application fee is waived ($50 online/$70 paper).
Once admitted to the MPS Data Science program, complete transfer of credits form to Graduate School for nine credits