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Online data-driven graduate degrees for technical leaders

Online Master in Computer Science or Data Science

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30 Credits

10 Courses

100% Online

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.

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 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

Learn how to transform big data into business decisions with our Online Master of Science in Data Science. 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

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.


21st Century Award for Best Practices in Distance Learning by the United States Distance Learning Association.

No. 13
in the U.S.

Recognized among the Top 20 Best Career Placement (Private Schools) by The Princeton Review (2022).

No. 14
Best Value

Ranked No. 14 among Best Value Colleges by Payscale (2021).1

Key Dates & Deadlines

Early Submit Deadline

Deposit Waiver2 and Application Fee Waiver Available.

Priority Submit Deadline

Application Fee Waiver Available and Early Application Review.

Final Submit Deadline
Start of Classes
Career-Aligned Curriculum

Why Choose Stevens

Investing in your future with a graduate degree from Stevens is a smart choice. You will gain access to the same quality programs and distinguished faculty as on-campus graduate students while having the flexibility to study from anywhere in the world. From our nationally recognized stature, to studying with experienced faculty, to connecting with over 50,000 global alumni, we offer unique advantages to support your graduate study.

Our faculty produce groundbreaking research that enables better planning and policy; improves healthcare and treatment; builds our understanding of critical questions; shares useful insight; and makes life safer, more secure and more comfortable. The researchers, practitioners and entrepreneurs that comprise the Stevens Institute of Technology faculty bring innovation and insight to students across disciplines and around the world.

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Frequently Asked Questions

GMAT/GRE scores are not required to apply to our Online M.S. in Computer Science or Online M.S. in Data Science.

Online programs are offered at a part-time pace, allowing enrolled students to continue to work full-time while pursuing their masters. 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.

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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1Based on the cost of a four-year bachelor’s degree program.
2Applicants who apply by the early submit deadline and are admitted may be eligible for a $250 deposit waiver. Applicants who receive education assistance from employers or other tuition discounts are not eligible. Other eligibility conditions may apply.