Master of Data Science

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Master of Data Science

Illinois Institute of Technology

Accredited degree (100% online)

Offered by Illinois Institute of Technology

No application required

Degree admission is entirely performance-based

12–15 months

33 credit hours of graduate coursework

$15,000 USD total tuition

Flexible payment options with no hidden costs or fees. Save up to $2,730 with prior learning credit.

Prepare for a career in data science by learning how to solve real-world problems in a master’s program that goes beyond the abstract use of tools. No application required.

This master’s program is designed to help you understand how to make sense of data using high-level mathematics, statistics, and computer science. As you pursue this degree, you’ll have many opportunities to become skilled at communicating your insights.

With a Master of Data Science degree from Illinois Tech, you will know how to analyze data and visualize results. You’ll know how to articulate your discoveries, too, which is equally important. When you graduate from this program, you will be able to explore and improve the structure of available data, create and evaluate models, and construct and test hypotheses.

Grow your confidence to perform practical applications
Work your way through core courses on statistics, machine learning, project management, big data, and more
Access real-world insights from bona fide experts
Many Illinois Tech faculty members work in the tech industry.
Be ready to do exciting and important work with data
With this master’s degree, you’ll be highly qualified for all kinds of jobs that require data science skills and more.

Admissions Information

Important Dates

Already enrolled in an open content course? Upgrade by April 14th to start this spring!

April 23, 2024 - A Deep Dive on the Illinois Tech Online Master of Data Science Webinar - Register here!

Summer A - Enrollment deadline is May 19th!

  • Now Open!: Summer A Registration
  • May 13, 2024: Summer A Courses Begin
  • June 7, 2024: Last Day to Withdraw
  • June 21, 2024 Summer A Term Ends

Summer B - Enrollment deadline is June 30th!

  • Now Open!: Summer B Registration
  • June 24, 2024: Summer B Courses Begin
  • July 12, 2024: Last Day to Withdraw
  • August 2, 2024 Summer B Term Ends

Earn credit before you enroll

When you complete these programs, you can earn college credit if you are admitted and enroll in the degree program.¹

¹Each university determines the number of pre-approved prior learning credits that may count towards the degree requirements according to institutional policies.

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Accredited degree (100% online)

Offered by Illinois Institute of Technology

No application required

Degree admission is entirely performance-based

12–15 months

33 credit hours of graduate coursework

$15,000 USD total tuition

Flexible payment options with no hidden costs or fees. Save up to $2,730 with prior learning credit.

Accredited degree (100% online)

Offered by Illinois Institute of Technology

No application required

Degree admission is entirely performance-based

Prepare for a career in data science by learning how to solve real-world problems in a master’s program that goes beyond the abstract use of tools. No application required.

This master’s program is designed to help you understand how to make sense of data using high-level mathematics, statistics, and computer science. As you pursue this degree, you’ll have many opportunities to become skilled at communicating your insights.

With a Master of Data Science degree from Illinois Tech, you will know how to analyze data and visualize results. You’ll know how to articulate your discoveries, too, which is equally important. When you graduate from this program, you will be able to explore and improve the structure of available data, create and evaluate models, and construct and test hypotheses.

Grow your confidence to perform practical applications
Work your way through core courses on statistics, machine learning, project management, big data, and more
Access real-world insights from bona fide experts
Many Illinois Tech faculty members work in the tech industry.
Be ready to do exciting and important work with data
With this master’s degree, you’ll be highly qualified for all kinds of jobs that require data science skills and more.

Earn credit before you enroll

When you complete these programs, you can earn college credit if you are admitted and enroll in the degree program.¹

¹Each university determines the number of pre-approved prior learning credits that may count towards the degree requirements according to institutional policies.

Admissions Information

Important Dates

Already enrolled in an open content course? Upgrade by April 14th to start this spring!

April 23, 2024 - A Deep Dive on the Illinois Tech Online Master of Data Science Webinar - Register here!

Summer A - Enrollment deadline is May 19th!

  • Now Open!: Summer A Registration
  • May 13, 2024: Summer A Courses Begin
  • June 7, 2024: Last Day to Withdraw
  • June 21, 2024 Summer A Term Ends

Summer B - Enrollment deadline is June 30th!

  • Now Open!: Summer B Registration
  • June 24, 2024: Summer B Courses Begin
  • July 12, 2024: Last Day to Withdraw
  • August 2, 2024 Summer B Term Ends
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Performance-Based Admissions

This inclusive program welcomes learners from all walks of life. The performance-based admissions process serves capable learners ready to start their next educational journey without transcripts, tests, application fees, or other hurdles. Complete three short courses (Introduction to Relational Databases, Linear Regression, and either a Statistics Pathway or the Computer Science Pathway course) with at least a B in each course, provide proof of your bachelor's degree, and you’ll be accepted to the program.

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  • $15,000 USD tuition total Competitively priced with the needs of the working adult learner in mind.
  • Pay-as-you-go tuition Work at your own pace and pay for courses one-at-a-time.
  • Financial aid opportunities Illinois Tech encourages you to seek tuition reimbursement through your employer.

Frequently asked questions

The certificate will state that the student has earned a Master of Data Science degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Illinois Tech is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) through a re-accreditation process every 10 years.

The United States Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency have also designated Illinois Tech as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education.

Yes. You can sample the learning experience and test your skills by enrolling in a non-credit course. You can upgrade later to the for-credit experience and pay tuition to apply the credit toward the full degree. Learners can enroll in stackable open content in fall 2023.