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Master of Science in Urban Informatics (STEM) Northeastern University - Boston Campus Northeastern University - Boston Campus, USA

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USD 22469

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*Subject to change and other fees
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USD 75 Waived

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24 months


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Program Overview

Digital data and technology are rapidly transforming the modern city. Across the world, cities have embraced Big Data—statistical modeling and visualization, mapping and spatial analysis, and the implementation of apps and sensor systems to track, understand, and improve urban life. This shift, which has included policymakers, practitioners, and private corporations alike, calls for a new generation of experts—professionals who can navigate the technical and conceptual challenges presented by the city and future city planning. 

This cutting-edge, STEM-eligible program is built upon a unique cross-college initiative. It offers comprehensive state-of-the-art training in the core skills of data analytics, including quantitative analysis, data mining, machine learning, and data visualization. Urban informatics students supplement training in these foundational skills with a specialized sequence of courses that address how data and technology are being used to tackle key social, infrastructural, and environmental challenges in cities and urban areas. 
You’ll be a part of the next wave of urban professionals ready to lead in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Given the continuous growth in urban data and technology, you’ll be essential to shaping the future of urban areas around the globe.

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Additional Information

Program Level Master's Degree

College/University Processing Time 30 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permit

Program Intake


Sep 2024


Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have a Bachelor's Degree.

    6.5 IELTS Score
    85 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
    60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    USD 75 Waived

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    17000 Per year

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