The Allen School has helped shape and participates in several interdisciplinary programs and other educational opportunities beyond our core degree programs, both on and off the UW Seattle campus. Other institutions in the region also have strong offerings.

UW Bachelor of Science in Applied & Computational Mathematical Sciences

This undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree through the College of Arts & Sciences is jointly offered by the Allen School and the departments of Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, and Statistics.

UW Master of Science in Data Science

The UW M.S. in Data Science degree is a professional master's program designed for students who want to begin or advance their careers in data science. The program is available full-time or part-time. It provides a practically-focused, technically rigorous curriculum developed by the Allen School and multiple UW departments in conjunction with the eScience Institute.

Global Innovation Exchange (GIX) Master of Science in Technology Innovation (MSTI)

This ground-breaking partnership — led by the UW and Tsinghua University of China with support from Microsoft — offers a 15-month UW Master of Science in Technology Innovation degree. The program is project-oriented, combining technology, design and entrepreneurship in a global context.

The Align Master of Science in Computer Science from Northeastern University's Seattle campus

Northeastern's Align program equips students with the knowledge and practical skills they need to transition into computer science, regardless of their background and bachelor’s degree. The Align program offers rigorous academic bridge courses that prepare students for master’s level coursework. Align MSCS students gain real-world work experience through a six- to eight-month co-op or internship. Contact khoury-align at to learn more and hear from UW alums in the program.

Related programs at UW's Bothell and Tacoma campuses

The UW Bothell School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics and the UW Tacoma School of Engineering and Technology offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in computing and related fields.

The Allen School's courses for majors in other fields

Our extensive selection non-major courses are open to all matriculated students at the UW outside of the Computer Science and Computer Engineering majors who meet the course prerequisites, and to non-matriculated students on a space-available basis.

Certificate programs through UW Professional & Continuing Education

These programs enroll nearly 5,000 students annually, providing them an opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in a variety of areas, including cloud and infrastructure, data and analytics, programming and app development, security and information management, and more.

Certificate in Computational Molecular Biology

This certificate program is offered to enrolled Ph.D. students and is a collaboration among the Allen School, multiple UW departments, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.