Data Science, Master

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University rank #101 (ARWU) , IN,
Computer Science is a high-demand field that emphasizes knowledge and innovation and its impact is felt in every aspect of our lives. Our faculty and students are poised at the cutting edge of computing, ready for an ever-changing world. We prepare our students for imagining, designing, and creating the technology of the future.


Handling and interpreting big data is one of the challenges of the 21st century, and an M.S. in Data Science will help you explore it as it relates to a range of applications and domains. This flexible discipline gives you a variety of options to pursue your education, and two distinct paths – technical and decision-maker – lets you customize your program to suit your interests.

What makes IU's Data Science different?

There are four significant ways in which our data science program stands out from our competitors:

  • Breadth of coverage
  • World-leading faculty
  • Strong industry links with excellent career services
  • Options for online or in residence programs

Our courses are created and taught by faculty who are international leaders in their fields. The School of Informatics and Computing is leading the way toward the next generation of computing with areas of expertise as diverse as complex systems, health informatics, high performance computing, networks and visualization, and bioinformatics. Students who succeed in our program have a strong record of being recruited into excellent jobs.

As a student in the data science program, you get full access to the resources of our school, including our data science research faculty, strong links with industry, access to our School’s dynamic career services office, and opportunities to progress further in academic or industry careers.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Data Mining
  • Programming for Science Informatics
  • Database Systems & Internal Design
  • Cloud Computing
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Web mining

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Transcripts and Degree Certifications
  • GRE
  • TOEFL or IELTS (for internationals)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    34871 USD/year
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  • National Applies to you

    34871 USD/year
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  • In-State Applies to you

    14255 USD/year
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