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Degree offered: MSc

Program length: 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time

Admission Requirements

This unique interdisciplinary master’s program provides a deep understanding of technical and applied knowledge in data science and analytics, producing highly trained data scientists qualified for careers in industry, government and research.

    Bryan Evans

    Dr. Ayse Basar Bener


    Dr. Ayse Basar Bener is a professor and the director of Data Science Laboratory (DSL) in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and director of Big Data in the Office of Provost and Vice President Academic at Ryerson University. She is a faculty research fellow of IBM Toronto Labs Centre for Advance Studies, and affiliate research scientist in St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto.

    Her current research focus is big data applications to tackle the problem of decision-making under uncertainty by using machine learning methods and graph theory to analyze complex structures in big data to build recommender systems and predictive models in health care, software engineering, smart energy grid, and green software. She has published more than 150 articles in journals and conferences. She is a member of AAAI, INFORMS, AIS, and senior member of IEEE.