Graduate Pathway in Data Science

Our Graduate Pathway in Data Science will prepare you to enter your next semester of a master's degree program at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. After successfully completing the Pathway program, you are guaranteed to enter your next semester of study. This transition to university from an INTO program is called progression.

Degree Program Components

2-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 18 credit hours remaining toward degree

1-Semester:

  • 30 credit hour program
  • 9 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 21 credit hours remaining toward degree

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.
  • Students have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills through internships after completing course work.
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Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

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Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
8 January 2020 1 May 2020 1 Semester
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$15,930
6 May 2020 14 August 2020 1 Semester
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$15,930

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
8 January 2020 14 August 2020 2 Semesters
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$27,710
6 May 2020 11 December 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$27,710

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.
Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
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6 January 2021 30 April 2021 1 Semester
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5 May 2021 13 August 2021 1 Semester
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*

The tuition pricing for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available by October 30, 2019.

If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before October 30, 2019 you will be charged the current year’s tuition price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after October 30, 2019 the increased prices will apply and be reflective on the confirmation letter/statement of fees showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

Graduate Pathway programs allow you to begin earning credits toward a Master's degree even if you do not meet the direct entry requirements.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.


Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2020 30 April 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
6 January 2021 13 August 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

The tuition pricing for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available by October 30, 2019.

If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before October 30, 2019 you will be charged the current year’s tuition price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after October 30, 2019 the increased prices will apply and be reflective on the confirmation letter/statement of fees showing the new prices payable by you.


Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week


Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
8 January 2020 1 May 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$15,930
6 May 2020 14 August 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
$15,930

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
8 January 2020 14 August 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$27,710
6 May 2020 11 December 2020 2 Semesters
View Term dates
$27,710

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

Please select your course delivery method with the toggle below.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 80, IELTS 6.5, PTEA 53, IELA 176, or Duolingo 120.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2020 11 December 2020 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
6 January 2021 30 April 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*
5 May 2021 13 August 2021 1 Semester
View Term dates
*

The tuition pricing for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available by October 30, 2019.

If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before October 30, 2019 you will be charged the current year’s tuition price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after October 30, 2019 the increased prices will apply and be reflective on the confirmation letter/statement of fees showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

How do I qualify?

English language requirements:

TOEFL 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Completion of Academic English Level 4, Password overall Level 6, IELA 169, or Duolingo 95.

Age requirements: 17 years and above
Academic requirements:

2.5 GPA in 4 year Bachelor's Degree Program (or equivalent). Previous Coursework Required: 2 semesters of Calculus (Differential and Integral), Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms and Data Structures

Don't meet the English language level?
Apply for our Academic English
Scholarships

We support you. We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve the goal of studying at a world-class US university.

Dates and prices

Start date End date Course length Tuition
18 August 2020 30 April 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*
6 January 2021 13 August 2021 2 Semesters
View Term dates
*

The tuition pricing for the 2020-2021 academic year will be available by October 30, 2019.

If you submit an application prior to this date and are eligible to be issued with an offer it will contain pricing for the current academic year. If you accept an offer and confirm your place before October 30, 2019 you will be charged the current year’s tuition price. If you accept an offer and confirm your place on or after October 30, 2019 the increased prices will apply and be reflective on the confirmation letter/statement of fees showing the new prices payable by you.

Class information

Class hours:

9-12 hours per week

Class duration:

9-12 hours per week

Where will it take me?

This course leads to the following degrees:

What do I need to progress?

Minimum 3.0 GPA in graduate level courses. 80% Minimum in all required ELI courses. B or better in all courses. No grades of I or W permitted.

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