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PhD Advanced Data Science Option

PhD students who wish to participate in the Advanced Data Science Option must meet the following requirements, in addition to the requirements for the PhD:

Additional Requirements

  • Pass three of the following four courses:
    • Either STAT 509: Introduction to Mathematical Statistics, or for a more advanced approach, STAT 512: Statistical Inference. In the second case, students should consider also taking STAT 513, the next course in this sequence.
    • CSE 546/STAT 535: Foundational Machine Learning
    • CSE 544: Data Management
    • CSE 512: Data Visualization
  • Students must register for four quarters in the weekly eScience Community Seminar, also known as CHEM E 599.

Recommended Study

It is recommended that students take a graduate-level course in linear algebra.


Current UW Math Graduate students that are interested in enrolling in this option, please fill out the form found here.