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“Founded in 2004 as the MSIT in Very Large Information Systems, the MCDS program trains professional master’s students in all aspects of design, engineering and deployment of very large information systems. In the program, you’ll delve deeply into topics like databases, distributed algorithms and storage, machine learning, language technologies, software engineering, human-computer interaction, and design. Through core classes and electives, you’ll develop a unified vision of very large information systems, while our internship and capstone project requirements ensure that you’ll have the knowledge and experience you need to be successful in your professional career.

Though housed in the Language Technologies Institute, MCDS draws from faculty members throughout Carnegie Mellon’s top-ranked School of Computer Science, including the Computer Science Department, Machine Learning Department and the Institute for Software Research. When you graduate, you’ll join our cohort of alumni who have become sought-after software engineers, data scientists and project managers at companies like Amazon, Apple, Google, Twitter and Yahoo.”

The program offers three majors:

  • Systems Major
  • Analytics Major
  • Human-Centered Data Science (HCDS) Major

Recommended Prerequisites: "The MCDS program is designed for students with a degree in computer science, computer engineering or a related degree from a highly ranked university" with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. $75 application fee. GRE scores less than 5 years old. "A GRE subject test in science, engineering, computer science, math, etc. is recommended but not required. TOEFL scores: Required if English is not your native language. No exceptions. These scores may be more than two years old of you have pursued or are pursuing a bachelor's or graduate degree in the US." IELTS scores are also allowed. Minimum TOEFL score of 100 required. Official transcripts from each university you attended, current resume, statement of purpose, three letters of recommendation.

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