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Degrees and Certificate

With a broad range of courses available on topics such as data mining, cloud computing, health and medicine, cybersecurity, high-performance computing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence, you can tailor your curriculum to suit your interests.

We offer both masters and certificate programs. Our M.S. program is 30 credits in length and can be experienced on campus, 100% online, or in a blended version with online and in-residence components. Our Certificate program comprises 12 credit hours  and is 100% online. All programs admit once a year in the Fall terms.

 You do not have to come from a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) background to be successful in the Data Science Program at Indiana University. We believe every student has something to offer and that every experience can be transformed into a powerful combination of skills to make you an asset in any workplace.


Degree Options


Residential M.S.

Deadline: January 15, 2019

The Residential M.S. provides physical access to the school’s world-class faculty and opportunities to participate in innovative research. This program is a great option for those who have recently graduated or want to experience a program in person.



Online M.S.

Deadline: April 5, 2019

If you are a working professional looking to advance your career from anywhere in the world, the Online Master’s program is perfect for you, providing flexibility for working professionals at a fraction of the cost.



Online Certificate

Deadline: April 5, 2019

If you are not ready for a Master’s program, our accredited and affordable Online Certificate is a wonderful introduction to Data Science for technology-oriented working professionals or recent graduates. Upon successful completion of the certificate, you have the option of transferring those credits towards an Online M.S. in Data Science.


For international students: All residential parts require valid Visa. Residential M.S. can apply CPT and OPT. If you have any questions, please check the FAQ page.