MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science (SDS)

Demand for professionals skilled in data, analytics, and machine learning is exploding. As part of its mission to advance education IDSS has teamed up with MITx and developed the MicroMasters® program in Statistics and Data Science.

Join more than 1,000 credential holders throughout the world who have completed the MicroMasters Program in Statistics and Data Science mastering the art of data analysis. Over 480,000 unique learners from around the world have enrolled in the MM SDS courses comprised of four foundational pillars of Data Science: probability, statistics, machine learning, and computation of data analysis.

Stories from the field

Course Team

From faculty and lecturers to daily operations, there is an impressive SDS course team that oversees and manages the program. All courses are taught at MIT level of rigor by MIT faculty comprised of winners of Nobel Prize, McArthur Genius grants, among many others.

Accelerate a graduate degree

Learners who successfully complete the SDS MicroMasters Program have the opportunity to apply to the MIT Doctoral Program in Social and Engineering Systems (SES) offered through IDSS. Admitted learners to SES can expect that their MicroMasters program coursework will be recognized with credit for corresponding SES core classes and requirements.

Learn about additional pathway schools and programs all over the world offering credit to fast track your pursuit to Master’s degree.

Data science for everyone

Open to anyone, there is no application process and no formal pre-requisites. College-level calculus and comfort with mathematical reasoning and Python programming are highly recommended.

world map showing the number of MicroMasters credential holders by continent as of December 2022, North America 321, South America 251, Europe 306, Africa 338, Asia 245, Australia 17
Join a growing global community of data science practitioners.

Learn about the value of a MicroMasters in Statistics and Data Science from IDSS Director, Prof. Munther Dahleh:

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Enroll at MITx MicroMasters Program for Statistics and Data Science. You can find further information about courses, the capstone exam, calendar with start and end dates, additional program benefits, and review the FAQs.

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