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Online data-driven graduate degrees for technical leaders

Online Master's in Data Science or Business Analytics

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30-36 Credits

10-12 Courses

100% Online

Program Benefits

Our online graduate programs are designed for interactive instruction with virtual learners in mind and feature individualized student support, direct access to world-class faculty, and flexibility for how and where you study.

Access to Top Hiring Companies

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

Connect with 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

Online Program Comparison

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

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

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

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

*Applicants 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.

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.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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.