Data Science, Master

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University rank #101 (ARWU) , IN,
Our online option provides working professionals and recent college graduates a flexible graduate degree in an interdisciplinary program. Students have up to five (5) years to complete 30 credit hours of graduate-level coursework.


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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

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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Living costs for Bloomington

  • 1071 - 1740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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