Curriculum

The Network Science PhD program provides rigorous, interdisciplinary study in network theory and modeling that combines foundations in physics, computer science, and social sciences. The program prioritizes student flexibility, and you’ll work closely with your advisor and faculty to select courses that match your goals. Throughout the coursework, you will focus on:

  • Common applications of network science, including epidemiology, brain science, political science, ecology, organizations, and data mining.
  • Basic data visualization techniques to present network findings in a compelling and accurate way.
  • Building and analyzing networks using control structures, data structures, and algorithms.