Faculty Recruiting Support CICS

Programs and Fields of Study

Think strategically to apply with confidence


What do you want to study?

  • Explore options by talking to some of your favorite faculty about fields of interest

  • Research online and network to learn about Master's vs. Doctoral programs

  • Envision yourself in 5-10 years to anticipate how different areas of focus could help you reach long-term goals

  • Search for jobs that require graduate degrees


How do you decide where to apply?

  • Identify prospective programs to add to your list using online resources

  • Thoroughly research the school, department, program and faculty (don't forget to inquire about financial aid)

  • Use the program catalog to compare the curriculum and course descriptions

  • Consider opportunities to connect directly with representatives from each program

  • Talk to current grad school students about their experience

  • Prioritize your list and remember to apply to several options (6-10 recommended)


Recommended Programs

Bay State Programs

  • Learn about the three different programs offered to students

  • Talk to Professor "Robbie" Moll (his office is right next to CICS Careers!)

  • Contact our Graduate Programs Manager Eileen Hamel with application questions


MassMutual's Data Science Development Program (DSDP)