earth with radiating linesAdmission to the collaborative master’s program in Data Science is available to master’s students who are admitted in one of the participating master’s programs. To apply to one of the participating master’s programs, please visit the Graduate Admissions website.

Admission to the collaborative master’s program in Data Science is competitive and is determined at the time of admission into the participating master’s program.

To see the admission requirements for these programs, you must visit the respective department websites.

Admission Requirements for Specialization

  • Honours bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Completion of the Data Science Specialization Form
  • Be admitted to and maintain current registration in one of the participating master’s program

Required Documents

After you have submitted your online application and your application fee has been processed for your application to the participating master’s program, you will be instructed on how to upload your required documents in Carleton Central. For complete information regarding required documents, please visit the Graduate Admissions website.

If you are interested in being considered for the collaborative master’s program in Data Science, you must complete the Data Science Specialization Form which is available under Supplementary Forms section of your online application.

Note: Applicants applying to the MBA program must indicate their interest in this collaboration by selecting the Business Analytics concentration on the MBA Complement Form.

Application Deadlines

Application deadlines vary depending on the program you are applying to. You must follow the application deadline of the participating master’s program to which you are applying. Please note, we only admit students into the Data Science Specialization in the Fall term.

How to Apply

Students wishing to apply to the collaborative master’s program in Data Science (except those applying to the MBA program, see above) must complete the Data Science Specialization Form as described above and upload it as part of your Required Documents. This form, which requires you to indicate your general rationale for applying to the collaborative master’s program in Data Science, including your academic background, academic interests and career goals, must be uploaded by the application deadline of the participating master’s program.

The application process for graduate studies at Carleton for all prospective students is the same and must be completed online. For complete information regarding the application process please visit the Graduate Admissions website.

Admission Decisions

If you are admitted to the collaborative master’s program in Data Science, you will be notified at the time you receive  an offer of admission to the participating master’s program. You can check your application status in Carleton Central.

More Information

For complete and detailed information about the collaborative master’s program in Data Science, please consult the official Graduate Calendar.