Data Science for Business Master’s Degree Program


Yerevan State University Faculty of Economics & Management announces the second call of the joint Master’s Degree Program  –  Data Science for Business! The Program is being implemented jointly with  Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC) and sponsored by Philip Morris Armenia.

This is a great chance for all those who consider pursuing a masters degree by exploring the big data and working in data management field.

This unique Master’s Degree Program, which is going to be correlated with the sponsorship of PMI, who after monitoring the final grades will select the leading students of the Program for providing scholarships for them and involving them in further industrial projects, will engage in intensive team challenges, give practical, hands-on experience working directly with industry experts.

The Master in Data Science for Business is an innovative gateway degree that is designed to train a new generation of data-driven and innovation-oriented professionals able to work with large-scale data in the new Big Data ecosystem as data scientists in the key areas of business intelligence, customer analytics, data modeling, and managing.

The curricula of the Program have a 50% programming backup based on IBM Academic Initiative.  The classes will be held both in Yerevan State University and in Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC) using the given facility and resources.

The curricula of the Master’s Program will include Econometrics, Database ManagementEconomics, Business Intelligence, Digital Calculations in Business, Python Programming in Data AnalysisMachine Learning,  Business Process Management,   Statistics and Modelling with SPSS, Big Data Analytics, Data Mining Technology with R Programming, Technology Entrepreneurship, Innovation Management, Social Media Strategies and Analytics.


Format: On campus, 3-4 days weekly

Duration: 2 years

Fee: 650 000 AMD per year

Prerequisites: the Master’s Program is open for students from all the universities; the bachelor’s degree is obligatory.

Deadline for the pre-application: July 2, 2018

Deadline for the final application: August 24, 2018


The admission will be based on prior selection and further examination.

All interested candidates are invited to submit the pre-form below before August 24, 2018.

Selected candidates will be invited to submit the final application form to YSU for further examination.

For more information and final application procedure please follow the link:

Don’t hesitate to contact YSU and ISTC if any questions!


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