Complete Directory of Data Science Graduate Degrees

If you’re considering pursuing a graduate degree in data science, you’ll find there are hundreds of options to explore. And since “data science” can exist under multiple names, it can be easy to miss what you’re looking for. We’ve sorted through several sources to create a comprehensive directory of programs and data science degrees in the United States.

The directory below includes state-by-state facts like the number of schools offering a data science degree, the different specializations available and the mean salary of data science professionals. Explore each state page for more information about individual programs and links to each curriculum, cost information and application pages.

For international programs, see our list of data science programs outside the US.

If you have any additional programs to suggest, please contact us at mastersindatascience@2u.com.

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Syracuse University

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Master of Science in Applied Data Science

Syracuse University’s online Master of Science in Data Science can be completed in as few as 18 months.

  • Complete in as little as 18 months
  • No GRE scores required to apply

Southern Methodist University

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Master of Science in Data Science

Earn your MS in Data Science at SMU, where you can specialize in Machine Learning or Business Analytics, and complete in as few as 20 months.

  • No GRE required.
  • Complete in as little as 20 months.

University of Denver

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Master of Science in Data Science

Earn your MS in Data Science online in as few as 18 months. Bridge courses are available.

  • Complete in as few as 18 months
  • No GRE required

University of California, Berkeley

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Master of Information and Data Science

Earn your Master’s in Data Science online from UC Berkeley in as few as 12 months.

  • Complete in as few as 12 months
  • No GRE required

University of Dayton

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Master of Business Analytics

Gain in-demand analytics skills with an online master’s in business analytics. Complete in as few as 12 months.

  • Complete in as few as 12 months
  • GRE/GMAT not required

American University

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Master of Science in Analytics

American University’s online MS in Analytics program prepares students to apply data analysis skills to real-world business practices. The program can be completed in 12 months. No GMAT/GRE required. 

  • No GMAT or GRE scores required to apply
  • AACSB accredited
  • Complete in as few as 12 months

Pepperdine University

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Master of Science in Business Analytics

Earn your MS in Business Analytics online from Pepperdine University. Learn advanced tools like Python, Tableau, SQL, Hadoop, and Excel.

  • Complete in as few as 12 months
  • Delivered by an AACSB-accredited school
  • Earn a specialized business master’s degree

Syracuse University

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Master of Science in Business Analytics

Looking to become a data-savvy leader? Earn your online Master of Science in Business Analytics from Syracuse University.

  • As few as 18 months to complete 
  • No GRE required to apply

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Data Science Graduate Degrees by State

5 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

7: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence programs

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics programs

1: Geospatial Science programs

1: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $90,590 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

6: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

4: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

1: Health Informatics

1: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $111,900 yearly

2 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

2: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Health Informatics

1: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $109,020 yearly

25 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

29: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

7: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

5: Geospatial Science

7: Health Informatics

9: Certificate

5: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $127,310 yearly

8 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

12: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

5: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

1: Health Informatics

3: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $92,320 yearly

6 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

6: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $96,320 yearly

1 SCHOOL

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

7: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

2: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

1: Health Informatics

2: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: NA

13 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

16: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

5: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

7: Health Informatics

7: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $85,540 yearly

8 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

10: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

5: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Health Informatics

3: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $85,600 yearly

1 SCHOOL

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

1: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $66,410 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

2: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

3: Geospatial Science

3: Health Informatics

2: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $93,250 yearly

12 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

18: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

6: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

3: Health Informatics

9: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $96,500 yearly

6 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

11: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

4: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Health Informatics

5: Certificate

3: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $76,920 yearly

5 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

10: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

2: Geospatial Science

7: Health Informatics

5: Certificate

4: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $94,230 yearly

4 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

2: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

2: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

1: Health Informatics

6: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $84,780 yearly

5 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

1: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

3: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Health Informatics

3: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $67,010 yearly

5 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY

2: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

5: Health Informatics

1: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $67,680 yearly

4 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

5: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence programs

3: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics programs

2: Geospatial Science

2: Health Informatics

7: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $75,930 yearly

6 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

6: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

6: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

1: Health Informatics

3: Certificate

4: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $106,190 yearly

14 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

27: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

2: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

4: Health Informatics

9: Certificate

4: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $108,790 yearly

11 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

9: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

10: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

4: Health Informatics

5: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $74,730 yearly

4 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

9: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

4: Health Informatics

4: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $97,170 yearly

5 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

1: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Geospatial Science

2: Health Informatics

1: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $56,440 yearly

10 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

14: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

3: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

4: Health Informatics

7: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $96,730 yearly

2 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

1: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Health Informatics

1: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $86,060 yearly

5 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

6: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

4: Health Informatics

4: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $50,530 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

6Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Health Informatics

1: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $107,170 yearly

4 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

9: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

5: Health Informatics

2: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $95,870 yearly

6 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

11: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

4: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Health Informatics

2: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $113,050 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

3: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

2: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $73,910 yearly

29 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

27: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

14: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

4: Geospatial Science

9: Health Informatics

10: Certificate

6: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $118,310 yearly

8 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

9: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

2: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

2: Geospatial Science

7: Health Informatics

8: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $109,930 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

1: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

1: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: NA

9 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

12: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

2: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

4: Health Informatics

6: Certificate

3: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $80,680 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

6Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

2: Health Informatics

3: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $64,880 yearly

4 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

7: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

2: Geospatial Science

3: Health Informatics

9: Certificate

3: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $82,950 yearly

16 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

22: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

7: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

2: Geospatial Science

10: Health Informatics

7: Certificate

5: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $74,510 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

3: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Geospatial Science

3: Health Informatics

2: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $88,650 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

3: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

3: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

2: Health Informatics

1: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $57,150 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

7: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Health Informatics

3: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $76,440 yearly

8 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

8: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

6: Health Informatics

3: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $78,750 yearly

12 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

12: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

7: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

5: Geospatial Science

4: Health Informatics

5: Certificate

3: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $101,410 yearly

2 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

6: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

3: Health Informatics

4: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $75,980 yearly

1 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

1: Geospatial Science

1: Health Informatics

Annual Mean Wage: NA

7 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

10: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

7: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

2: Geospatial Science

1: Health Informatics

3: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $92,410 yearly

5 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

6: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence programs

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics programs

1: Geospatial Science programs

2: Health Informatics

5: Certificate

2: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $117,260 yearly

2 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

1: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence programs

1: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics programs

2: Geospatial Science programs

2: Heath Informatics

3: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $63,030 yearly

4 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

1: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence

2: Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cybersecurity, and Applied Statistics

1: Health Informatics

1: Certificate

1: Doctorate

Annual Mean Wage: $81,810 yearly

3 SCHOOLS

NUMBER OF PROGRAMS BY SPECIALTY:

7: Business Analytics, Information Systems, MBA in Analytics, Accounting Analytics, and Business Intelligence programs

3: Heath Informatics

3: Certificate

Annual Mean Wage: $99,240 yearly

Data Science Graduate Degrees by Type

Another way to search for data science graduate degrees is by specialty area. For prospective students who know what they want out of a degree, here’s a list of programs by type.

Program Lists by Type:

Top 23 Schools

Looking for our short list? We interviewed 13 faculty members to learn what makes a successful program and are sharing the results. Check out the annotated list of top schools with master’s in data science programs and find the following information about each program:

  • Location and length.
  • Full-time, part-time and online options.
  • Concentrations and/or majors.
  • Courses, internships and real-world opportunities.

Footnotes:
1 Program types are not mutually exclusive.

Sources:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. “May 2018 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates.” Accessed February 5, 2020. https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oessrcst.htm

State Occupational Projections, Projections Managing Partnership. “Long-Term Occupational Projections (2016-2026).” Accessed February 6, 2020. https://projectionscentral.com/Projections/LongTerm

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