TakeruK wrote:It depends on the school and the program. At most schools, you will not be able to enroll in a MS program while currently a PhD student.
TakeruK wrote:At my school, they give the option of a Computer Science minor with any PhD program as long as your advisor and program coordinator allow it. You fulfill the minor requirement by taking 4-5 CS courses in a focus area. Your degree and transcript will come with a citation noting that you completed this additional academic program. I know a bunch of people doing this, especially in Machine Learning / Big Data in order to improve job prospects (generally outside of academia).
Catria wrote:Carnegie Mellon (is that on your list?) is one of those that make it easy to get X amount of coursework in machine learning or other big-data-relevant computer science subfield and will even, pending conditions, let you claim a MS for it...
thehairupthere wrote:TakeruK wrote:It depends on the school and the program. At most schools, you will not be able to enroll in a MS program while currently a PhD student.
I thought by default a PhD in the US includes an MS (in physics) in the first year or two that only has coursework requirements? Is that not true?
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