Online Master’s in
Data Science
Online Master’s in
Data Science
Online Master’s in
Data Science

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Become a Data Scientist and Join Our Top-Ranked iSchool

Now more than ever, data is driving critical decision making for global organizations across a wide range of industries and fields. As a data scientist, you will solve complex technical challenges and help ensure important business decisions are backed by data.

At Syracuse University’s iSchool, you’ll gain the analytical, technical and managerial expertise required to stand out in a competitive job market. With these skills, you will make a measurable impact as a data scientist— a top-five Glassdoor job for the last five years in a row.1 Earn your MS in Applied Data Science online and be the one your organization turns to for data insights.

#25

in Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs2

#11

in Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs for Veterans3

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A Curriculum That Prepares You to Drive Business Solutions

Developed in collaboration with the Whitman School of Management, our online MS in Applied Data Science curriculum will provide you with the ability to draw insights from both the fields of information science and management.

This unique collaboration allows you to explore the impact data science has on businesses, and gives you the opportunity to customize your coursework based on your goals.

Gain a strong data science foundation, and be able to choose between three tracks to specialize your degree:

  • Data and Business Analytics – delve deeper into the business applications of data science
  • Language Analytics – focus on unstructured language data
  • Data Pipelines and Platforms – explore data collection and data engineering

With this unique you’ll graduate with the data science skills needed to make an impact on any industry.

You can also earn a Certificate of Advanced Study in Information Security Management or Enterprise Technology Management without taking any extra classes.

Pursue Your Career Goals

Whether you are just starting your career in data science or want to become a machine learning engineer, our curriculum can help you achieve your career goals. Visit our resource pages to learn more:

You’ll also have access to our Virtual Career Center and personalized career coaching. Visit our career services page to learn more.

Make Data-Driven Decisions for
Your Organization

Earn your MS in Applied Data Science online and develop new business strategies based on data.

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Stay Connected and Get Support Through Our iSchool Community

Whether you live in New York or across the country, you’ll build a network of passionate students and alumni that work in roles such as:

  • Business analyst
  • Business operations analyst
  • Consultant
  • Data architect
  • Database architect
  • Data scientist
  • Operations research and systems analyst
  • Software developer
  • Solutions engineer
  • Technical integration analyst

And with our online learning platform, you’ll attend live classes, connect with classmates on project-based coursework and have one-on-one sessions with your professors—keeping you connected to the iSchool community.

“Many projects during the program prepared me for application within the workplace. Having a better understanding of business and analytics helped me recognize trends and perform analyses. With the help of my professors and classmates, I learned the different techniques that can be applied to analyze data sets as well as algorithms for different situations.”

Kirby Hood

Kirby Hood

MS in Applied Data Science 2019, Senior Enterprise Data Scientist

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Explore Our Admissions Process

You can choose from four cohort start dates. We are currently accepting applications for the January 2022 cohort:

Early Priority Deadline

September 24, 2021

Priority Deadline

October 15, 2021

Application Deadline

November 12, 2021

Apply now by submitting your resume, transcripts, two letters of recommendation and a personal statement about why you want to pursue your Master of Applied Data Science at Syracuse University. No GRE scores are required to apply. Review application requirements and connect with our admissions team to learn more.

Help Meet the Demand for Data Science Experts

Earn your M.S. in Applied Data Science online and join a diverse network of tech professionals.
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1 Glassdoor, 50 Best Jobs in America for 2020 (Retrieved October 2020)arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
2 U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs (Retrieved October 2020)arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
3 U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs for Veterans (Retrieved October 2020)arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference