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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

  • More details:

    We highly recommend that you submit your application and all supporting materials one month prior to final deadlines to expedite admissions decisions.

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

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

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    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28936 USD/year
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  • National

    28936 USD/year
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  • In-State

    9532 USD/year
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Living costs for Bloomington

  • 1071 - 1740 USD/month
    Living Costs

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