The next application deadline is November 21, 2023.

A Data-Driven Degree for Future Leaders

Online Master of Science in Data Science

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30 Credits

10 Courses

100% Online

Program Benefits

The Online M.S. in Data Science (MSDS) prepares you to hone your data science skills through our 100% online, leading-edge curriculum led by industry-recognized faculty. You'll have access to one of the top algorithmic theory teams in the world and learn to leverage big data to drive better decisions. Stevens designed the Online M.S. in Data Science curriculum to align with in-demand industry skills and emerging technologies while equipping students with a strong foundation in theory and academic areas of inquiry.

From Python and SQL to predictive modeling and data visualization, you'll advance your statistical thinking and technical acumen and graduate with the expertise to meet the critical needs of a growing job sector. Future-proof your career with a top-ranked, interdisciplinary M.S. in Data Science from Stevens.

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Excellence in Online Education

From experienced program faculty to immersive virtual learning environments, StevensOnline offers you an interactive and engaging way to earn your degree from anywhere in the world.

Expansive Alumni Network

As a program graduate, you will join a worldwide alumni network of over 50,000 innovators and entrepreneurs.

Connections to Top Hiring Organizations

Stevens' industry-informed curriculum prepares program graduates for success. Data science alumni are transforming organizations such as Amazon, Bank of America, Two Sigma Investments LP and more.


100% of MSDS graduates in the Class of 2021 accepted job offers within three months of graduating.1


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

No. 13
in the nation

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

No. 10
in the nation

Recognized as the No. 10 Online Master’s in Data Science program in the country by UniversityHQ (2023).

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

Students in the Online Master of Science in Data Science program are required to take ten classes (30 credit hours). On average, students can earn their degree in two years. This timeline may vary depending on how many credits are taken each semester.

The Online Master of Science in Data Science is an online program. This is centered around students engaging in distance learning coursework to develop skills as software development leaders and high-quality coders.

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 data from 50% of the spring 2021 full-time program graduates.
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.