- Computational Social Science
- Critical Data Studies
- Data Science
- Economics and Information
- Education Technology
- Ethics, Law and Policy
- Human-Computer Interaction
- Human-Robot Interaction
- Incentives and Computation
- Infrastructure Studies
- Interface Design and Ubiquitous Computing
- Natural Language Processing
- Network Science
- Social Computing and Computer-supported Cooperative Work
- Technology and Equity
The MPS curriculum is structured to ready students for industry through a rigorous blend of foundational course work and technical skill-building, culminating with the research and design of a deliverable for real-world implementation by partnering companies. The pages below provide a more detailed look at how this unique, flexible, and inter-disciplinary MPS curriculum is structured.
See the Degree Requirements page for a breakdown of course and grade requirements that need to be satisfied to complete the MPS program.
The MPS Courses and Focus Areas page lists all program courses, including approved electives. These courses are categorized under each of the program's four optional focus areas: Data Science, Interactive Technology, UX Design, and Networks, Crowds and Markets.
The project-based component is critical to the MPS curriculum. Head to the MPS Project page to learn more about project guidelines, and review some of our students' past projects for leading companies.
The Digital Tech Immersion is a collaboration between Cornell Information Science and Cornell’s Samuel Curtis Johnson College of Business. This sequence gives Master of Professional Studies students the opporunity to take business classes in areas like leadership, project management, and entrepreneurship for scientists and engineers.