Data Analytics in the Social Sciences MS

College of Arts and Sciences

Program Description

Data analytics in the social sciences (DASS) combines coursework and learning opportunities from our social sciences departments at UB: sociology, linguistics, psychology, geography, anthropology, communication, political science and economics. This provides students with a truly interdisciplinary approach to data analysis by exposing them to research methods and trends across different areas of social science. By combining broad exposure to data analysis with expanded work in the discipline of your choice, you will graduate as a well-rounded candidate for professional opportunities or additional academic study.

Program Contact

Jennifer Mdurvwa
Director of Graduate Enrollment and Diversity Recruitment
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 716-645-1340

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 36 Hours


  • 2 Years

Application Fee

  • $75

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.