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Statistics – Data Science


In an era where data science is crucial to technological progress, the UHaifa International Master of Science in Statistics, specializing in the field of Data Science, serves as a gateway to versatile career prospects. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree in relevant fields such as Statistics, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Math, and Economics may strongly benefit from this data-driven program.

As the world becomes increasingly data-centric with exponential data growth and technological advancements, so has the demand for skilled data scientists and capable experts in big data analytics. To address this need, UHaifa International’s program provides students with mastery of statistical analysis to decipher data trends, optimize strategies, derive impactful insights, and create data-driven decision making. All of these skills set our graduates apart, giving them a competitive edge in the job market and making them invaluable assets across industries

Program highlights:
  • An opportunity to gain a competitive advantage in the job market with a relevant and crucial profession in the current age of Big Data, Data Science, and the Digital Economy.
  • Prepares students for data-related leadership roles in Hi-Tech, E-commerce, Healthcare, Research & Development, and more.
  • Provides proficiency in data driven analysis & conclusion in clinical trials, finance, genomics, social media, and web and mobile applications.
  • Incorporates a cutting-edge curriculum which emphasizes computational know-how and core themes of statistical sciences and math.
  • Trains students to use statistical analysis and applied research to support intelligent human or machine-based decision making.
  • Diverse scholarship options for eligible students.
 One Year, One Degree

Our one-year international Master’s program is taught in English over three consecutive semesters from October through September. Graduates will be awarded a Master of Sciences (MSc.) in Statistics, specialized in the field of Data Science.

Hybrid Study Option

This program offers a hybrid study option, allowing students to attend lectures via Zoom from abroad


Students who choose to pursue the research track will submit their thesis within one year of completing their coursework. This may require an extended stay at the university.

Highlighted Courses


Algorithms for Data Analysis

Stochastic Processes with Applications

Statistical Inference

Analysis of Large and High Dimensional Data

Statistical Learning Theory

* The curriculum is subject to change without notice

Admissions Requirements
  • BSc degree in the in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Engineering (or other quantitative backgrounds) with a minimum of 3.0 GPA, 80% (B) (Israeli system), or equivalent in all undergraduate courses.
  • Good command of the English language.
  • Interview.
Application documents
  • Copy of undergraduate diploma and official transcript of BA degree showing full list of courses, date of graduation, and conferred degree.
  • Two recommendations letters
  • TOEFL – score 89 or alternative acceptable English language examination score
  • Personal Statement (500 words).
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resumé.
  • Medical forms (international students only).
  • Copy of valid passport.
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