The next application deadline is January 3, 2023.
ONLINE MASTER'S IN COMPUTER SCIENCE OR DATA SCIENCE

BUILD THE FUTURE FROM ANYWHERE.

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:
January 23, 2023

Overview

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

Online Program Comparison

Learn more about the difference between the computer and data science 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

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

Career Outlook

Job Title
Employed
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: Computer Systems Analyst
Employed: 583,000
Average Income: $94,000
Source: Lightcast Labor Market Data, 2021. Numbers rounded to the nearest thousand.

No. 8
in the U.S.

Recognized among the Best Online Master’s in Computer Information Technology Programs in 2022 by U.S. News & World Report.

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).

7x
Winner

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

No. 14
Best Value

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

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

Experienced Faculty

Why Choose Stevens

Led by the same distinguished faculty as our on-campus programs, our Online Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) and Online Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) programs equip you with the technical knowledge and skills needed to thrive as an innovator. As an online student, you will connect with your professors during weekly live lectures and gain insights from course instructors who are industry experts and active researchers.

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The Next Deadline is January 3, 2023

The Stevens Advantage

Our Online Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS) and Master of Science in Data Science (MSDS) programs match the quality of our highly ranked, on-campus programs while giving you the option to study from anywhere in the world. You’ll learn from a curriculum aligned with in-demand industry skills and emerging technologies, and gain the competitive edge needed to meet the critical needs of an expanding job sector.

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 degrees. Students in the Online MSCS and MSDS programs will spend a combined average of 9-12 hours per week on live lectures, asynchronous course material and assignments.

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

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