WEST HAVEN — The University of New Haven is partnering with San Francisco-based Galvanize for an accredited master’s degree program in data science.

Galvanize has a series of innovation co-working/educational campuses in Colorado and San Francisco. The one-year Master of Engineering in Big Data program will launch in January 2015 in San Francisco, and is now accepting applications via

Galvanize has previously offered a six-month learn-to-code program, but the accelerated master’s program, developed over the past two years, will give students access to skills, mentors and employers in the data science field.

Students will have to complete 30 credit hours covering statistics, machine learning, computer science, practical coding abilities and real-world projects. The course is targeting recent graduates in engineering, mathematics, computers science and other technical fields, and is also open to those looking to expand their skill sets.

The courses will be delivered in San Francisco by faculty appointed by UNH. The university will be granting the master’s degrees.