The next application deadline is June 27, 2023.

Online data-driven graduate degrees for technical leaders

GMAT/GRE not required

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Program Benefits

Our online graduate programs are designed with online learners in mind and feature individualized student support, direct access to experienced faculty, and flexibility for how and where you study.

Connections to Top Hiring Companies

Many of our graduates have found opportunities with some of the biggest names in business and technology including Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Bloomberg.

Access to Industry Experts

Our online students have direct access to faculty who bring industry expertise to the program and offer real-world insights in the classroom.

Emphasis on Emerging Technology

Master new tools that will help you refine products, services and strategies in a business ecosystem undergoing constant, technology-driven change.

Quick Facts

Next Start Date:
September 11, 2023


  • Credit Hours: 30
  • Courses: 10
  • Years to Complete: Less than 2 years


  • Credit Hours: 36
  • Courses: 12
  • Years to Complete: 2

Online Program Comparison

Learn more about the difference between the computer science, data science, and business intelligence and analytics programs.

Computer Science

Ranked No. 8 among the Best Online Master’s in Computer Information Technology Programs in 2022 by U.S. News & World Report, the Online Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) at Stevens offers you a curriculum aligned with high-demand areas such as software development, web programming, mobile systems and applications, cloud computing, human-computer interaction and enterprise software design.

10 courses, 30 credits, less than 2 years to complete*
Bachelor of Science required
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Some programming experience, passion for problem-solving and a drive to innovate for technological progress
Many graduates have gone on to work as computer systems analysts, programmers, database administrators, software developers, software quality assurance testers, and web developers

Data Science

Learn how to transform big data into business decisions with our Online Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS). Our MSDS offers you a curriculum aligned with high-demand areas. Students will develop skills to become data scientists who can make informed decisions using Python, R, SQL, Hadoop, Hive, TensorFlow, machine learning, deep learning, predictive modeling and more.

10 courses, 30 credits, less than 2 years to complete*
Bachelor of Science degree with more than one year of mathematics coursework (including calculus) required
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Some programming experience
Many graduates have gone on to work as data scientists, data analysts, statisticians, network engineers, AI research scientists, and data analytics specialists

Business Intelligence & Analytics

The Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBI&A) trains students to solve business problems with insightful, evidence-based solutions. Our highly technical curriculum includes courses on machine learning, web mining, marketing analytics and big data technologies, including Hadoop and Hbase.

12 courses, 36 credits, 2 years to complete*
Prerequisites: Bachelor's degree in science, mathematics, computer science, engineering or a related discipline, with at least one semester of calculus and one semester of basic probability, hypothesis testing and estimation
Minimum 3.0 GPA
Many graduates have gone on to work as marketing managers, market research analysts, financial analysts and management analysts

*Total time to complete the program may vary based on the number of credits taken each semester.

Career Outlook

Job Title
Average Income
Job Title: Computer and Information Systems Manager
Employed: 467,000
Average Income: $151,000
Job Title: Computer and Information Research Scientist
Employed: 33,000
Average Income: $127,000
Job Title: Software Developer and Software Quality Assurance Analyst and Tester
Employed: 1,548,000
Average Income: $110,000
Job Title: Information Security Analyst
Employed: 145,000
Average Income: $104,000
Job Title: Data Scientist or Mathematical Science Occupations
Employed: 62,000
Average Income: $98,000
Job Title: Computer Systems Analyst
Employed: 583,000
Average Income: $94,000
Job Title: Management Analyst
Employed: 759,000
Average Income: $88,000
Source: Lightcast Labor Market Data, 2021. Numbers rounded to the nearest thousand.

No. 2
in N.J.

Ranked the No. 2 Online Master’s in Business from a New Jersey school by U.S. News & World Report (2022).


Winner of the U.S. Distance Learning Association’s 21st Century Award for Best Practices in Distance Learning.

No. 13
for Best Career Placement

Stevens was named one of the Top 20 U.S. Private Schools for Best Career Placement by The Princeton Review (2022).

No. 14
Best Value

Stevens was ranked No. 14 among “Best Value Colleges” by Payscale (2021).*

*Based on the cost of a four-year bachelor’s degree program.

Experienced Faculty

Why Choose Stevens

All three of our data-oriented online programs are led by the same distinguished faculty as our on-campus offerings. As an online student, you will connect with your professors during weekly live lectures and gain insights from course instructors who are industry thought leaders and active researchers.

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The Next Deadline is June 27, 2023

The Stevens Advantage

In a global market increasingly reliant on technology, data and analytics, you need more than the traditional management toolkit. Learn to leverage data to drive strategic business decisions at your organization through our 100% online programs.

Our Online Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS), Online Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) or Online Master of Science in Business Intelligence & Analytics will advance your technical skills and ability to lead your team or organization to success. Gain the competitive edge you need to progress in your career with innovative data tools and methodologies while learning to think critically about the implications of your data and how to communicate the results. The part-time, online programs are led by industry executives and academics who will prepare you for success as a technical leader.

Frequently Asked Questions

GMAT/GRE test scores are not required.

Online programs are offered at a part-time pace, allowing enrolled students to continue to work full time while pursuing their master's. Students in our online programs will spend a combined average of 9-12 hours per week on live lectures, asynchronous course material and assignments, though this is subject to change each semester based on individual student course load.

Students in our online programs are held to the same standards as our residential students. While online programs are offered at a part-time pace, the program curricula match our residential programs. All Stevens Institute of Technology graduates receive the same degree designation and your diploma will not reflect the modality of coursework.

Yes. Students have a variety of options to fund their education. We encourage you to consult with the Office of Financial Aid or a financial advisor when determining the best way to fund your education.

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