The program AI & Big Data is the training of data analysts with the qualification of a programmer, knowledge of the basics of statistics and ability to apply high-level tools to solve relevant problems. Most challenging problems. As, for example, processing of natural language - the creation of devices and software solutions that can maintain an extensive conversation in natural language. This is our main project for the next years, implemented in the framework of close cooperation with PJSC "Sberbank". In connection with the specifics of the task, the program includes the study of applied aspects of mathematics and mathematical statistics, machine learning tools and the theory of artificial languages, acoustics, and psychology. There are courses in the areas of data analytics, development of intelligent software systems, development of small enterprises in the field of artificial intelligence and data analysis. Graduates of the program can build their career as data-scientists, system analysts, software developers, chief data officers ... and, of course, as creators of innovative start-ups in specialized areas.