Gain Data Science Expertise

Earn an M.S. in Applied Data Science Online From Syracuse University

As the role of data in business has increased in recent years, organizations have turned to innovative data scientists to give actionable insight into how products are selling, how operations can be made more efficient and how services can better fit the needs of customers.

Syracuse University’s top-ranked online M.S. in Applied Data Science program,¹ developed by the School of Information Studies in conjunction with the Martin J. Whitman School of Management, prepares you to deliver insights that can increase the bottom line at your organization.

Top-Ranked Online Program¹

Complete in as Few as 18 Months

No GRE Required to Apply

A Program Focused on Critical Business Decisions

With a master’s in applied data science from Syracuse University, you will not only enhance your programming skills and develop managerial expertise, but you will also gain the master’s-level education you need to compete for advanced positions in technology and business.


Best Online Graduate Programs in Computer Information Technology¹


Best Information Technology Programs for Veterans²

Excel in a Growing Tech Field With Your Master’s

Data has quickly become the engine that powers 21st-century businesses across sectors, from energy and finance to health care and technology. The 36-credit curriculum will prepare you to leverage your data and technical expertise across a wide variety of positions and leadership roles.

In addition, professionals who hold a master’s degree in data science can combine their analytical skills with leadership experience to make impactful decisions across a variety of business settings and industries.

To learn more about how a master’s in applied data science can set you apart from your peers, request information today.


of data scientist and advanced analyst positions require a master’s or Ph.D³


projected growth for computer and information research scientists from 2018 to 2028⁴

Learn alongside students from companies such as:

General Electric

Johnson & Johnson
Goldman Sachs
JPMorgan Chase


A Collaborative Online Learning Experience

Our online program was designed based on research about how online students learn best. It provides a collaborative experience, connecting you with fellow iSchool and Whitman students. Classes are hosted in a live Zoom classroom, coursework is accessible through our one-click dashboard and faculty hold office hours for one-on-one discussions.

“Pursuing a master’s in applied data science has allowed me to explore a new passion for data that I never thought that I had. Upon completion of the program, I have been able to talk through business problems in a new way, advance within my career and take on new responsibilities to help drive business decisions.”

Kirby Hood,
MS in Applied Data Science, Class of 2019

Join Our Orange Community of Innovators

¹U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs (Retrieved February 2021)
²U.S. News & World Report, Best Online Graduate Information Technology Programs for Veterans (Retrieved February 2021)
³Burning Glass Technologies. LaborInsight Occupation Analysis Tool (Retrieved August 2020)
⁴U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Computer and Information Research Scientists (Retrieved August 2020)