M.S. in Data Science—Online

Earn your master’s without giving up your day job

If you’re a working professional, the online Master of Science (M.S.) in Data Science degree program at IU Bloomington’s Luddy School is the solution to wanting to advance your career and increase your earning potential but not having the option to return to school full-time.

This data science master’s program was developed to provide convenience and flexibility to midcareer data science professionals. You’ll gain deep, specialized knowledge on the topic of your choice in a format that’s accessible and intuitive.

KC Munnings

I'm most surprised by how engaging the faculty are online. They’re as accessible and approachable as you would expect in a residential setting.

KC Munnings, M.S. in Data Science—Online

Customize your online data science degree based on your goals

In addition to the core requirements, the online master's in data science program incorporates an independent capstone project, free elective credits, and the ability to focus your degree in a specialized area of the field.

You’ll choose to focus your online M.S. in Data Science in one of three domain areas:

  • Data analytics and visualization
  • Intelligent systems engineering
  • Cybersecurity

A broad range of elective courses provides further opportunities to customize your degree and learn more about topics such as machine learning in bioinformatics, social media mining, data analysis in public affairs, and more.

Data Science Research and Career-Driven Capstone

An ideal way to demonstrate your data science skills to future employers is to have experience working on actual projects with real-world clients.

The built-in capstone course requirement will allow you to put into practice what you’ve learned through creating a final project or by conducting a deep dive into an independent data science research initiative.

Learn more about Luddy’s robust data science research approach and the new Faculty Assistance in Data Science program.

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Your tomorrow starts now

The online master’s in data science degree program at the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is a flexible way to gain the advanced skills in data science you need to achieve your career goals at any pace.

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