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New York Tech College of Engineering & Computing Sciences Online Programs

At New York Institute of Technology, we’re wired to perform.

For over 70 years, our sole mission has been to create career-oriented, technology-focused degrees. Now, we’re proud to offer an Online Data Science, M.S. degree to working professionals who want to advance in their career without interrupting it. From machine learning, to programming languages, to database systems, you’ll learn the latest skills, trends, and tactics to make yourself invaluable wherever you go next.

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Considering a Master of Science (M.S.) in Data Science to take your career to the next level? Your journey starts here. Complete the form to get a program brochure for New York Tech’s College of Engineering and Computing Sciences online program.

Get valuable insights into the online experience, learn more about the College of Engineering and Computing Sciences, and see where this degree can take you.

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Our Commitment to Your Success

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Focused on Jobs of the Future

Make your career secure and sustainable. Gain an edge in the in-demand industries of data science, IT, engineering, and more.

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Driven by Diverse Perspectives

With the #1 most diverse student body among regional universities in the North, a New York Tech education will expose you to new perspectives and backgrounds.4

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NYC Companies Trust New York Tech

Employers respect us, employees seek us out. Grab HR’s attention with a data science degree that holds weight on your resume.

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The Online Data Science, M.S.

No technical background is required for this research and practice-driven program, which can be completed in under a year. For the data science master’s degree, you’ll study topics such as computing theory, probability, algorithms, and machine learning as you learn to employ data science concepts to any industry.

Program highlights:

  • Sponsored research grants from national institutes
  • Entrepreneurship & Technology Innovational Center (ETIC) training
  • Complete in as few as 10 months*

Online Data Science, M.S. Program

*Completion time may be as short as 10 months if previous education satisfies the prerequisites. Talk to an admissions outreach advisor to see if you are eligible.

Join Our Alumni with Tech Success

Our students and alumni are a testament to the excellence and innovation that we experience every day. They continue our legacy in leading positions at some of the most well-known companies in the world.

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“Ever since I started studying in this field at New York Tech, I’ve started to think more broadly.”

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Data Science M.S. ‘22

Get In On the Big Tech Boom

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There’s no question—data and digital are the ways of the future.

More and more companies are collecting data and using it to make smarter business decisions. From this practice, data science has emerged as one of the leading and fastest-growing disciplines, with seemingly endless opportunities and applications. That includes exciting and fulfilling positions in healthcare, education, finance, engineering, biotechnology, and other fields.

A master’s degree from New York Tech can help prepare you for these lucrative roles:

  • Business intelligence developer
  • Software development architect
  • Advanced data analyst
  • Cybersecurity engineer
  • Machine learning engineer
  • IT director
  • Solutions architect
  • Database administrator
Where can a data science degree take you?

It Pays to Invest in Yourself

When the job market fluctuates, positions in data science, information technology, and cybersecurity remain stable, sought after, and generously paid. After earning your degree from one of the New York Tech’s College of Engineering and Computing Science online programs, you can expect to command high-paying salaries, even if working remotely, and will remain in demand for years to come.

Earn $14,000 more per year with a master's in data science

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Learn From Faculty on the Digital Front Lines

There’s no better way to learn the latest data science best practices than from people who live, research, and work in the field every day. As they continue to advance the field and master new competencies, our professors will share their personal insights and advice with you.

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You Have Our Undivided Attention

Small class sizes allow for more frequent and meaningful interactions with our students. We view your success as our success, and we’ll stop at nothing until we help you achieve your goals.

Online, On Your Schedule

Think online learning is a series of Zoom calls and PowerPoints? Think again.

New York Tech’s College of Engineering and Computing Sciences online programs have been carefully designed to support your learning and professional development—no New York zip code required. From the moment you enroll, you’ll be able to attend classes and complete your coursework wherever, and whenever, works best for your schedule.

Preview the Student Experience

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New York Institute of Technology

Tech isn’t just in our name—it’s our history. New York Institute of Technology is a private, nonprofit university that offers over 100 top-tier degrees and areas of specialization. As one of the top 25 best colleges in the region, our focus is to provide an outcomes-focused, technology-infused student experience to support your goals and ambitions.2 Our community of over 110,000 alumni have gone on to become doers, makers, healers, and innovators working to change the world and solve 21st-century challenges.

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New York Tech College of Engineering and Computing Sciences Online Programs

The College of Engineering and Computing Sciences (CoECS) has been advancing the fields of data science, computer science, and mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering for decades. Influenced by the trailblazers in New York City and Long Island, we foster technological innovation and promote career-changing partnerships, such as free training and certification materials for Zscaler and Red Hat Academy.

If you’re looking for a holistic approach to technology learning, you’re in the right place. We work hard in CoECS to strike the balance of remaining practice-oriented and research-driven, while also staying at the forefront of research and new knowledge. Here, you’ll learn to solve business and scientific problems straight from faculty involved in federally funded research grants that investigate the latest problems in data science, computer science, and cybersecurity.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why get a master’s in data science?

Although there are many short-term options for learning data science skills, a master’s degree comes with numerous professional and personal benefits. Aside from the prestige that a master’s degree carries, an Online Data Science, M.S. also comes with built-in career support, faculty mentors, and expansive networks with professional connections.

At New York Tech, our data science master’s courses are designed by top faculty who draw from both academic research and evolving job market demands. You’ll develop sophisticated technical skills that will make you stand out from other job applicants, as well as build a strong foundation in data science that will maximize your earning potential. You can further distinguish yourself by taking specialized electives in artificial intelligence, information security, and other areas.

A master’s degree also holds a lot of significance on your resume, especially in a field as competitive as data science. Future employers will recognize the time, energy, and money you invested into expanding your skills and pushing your knowledge to enhance your career.

What are the admissions requirements?

The Online Data Science, M.S. requires the following:

  • Completed application form
  • $50 nonrefundable application fee
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.85
  • Copies of undergraduate transcripts for all schools attended. All final, official transcripts must be received prior to the start of your first semester.
  • Copy of college diploma or proof of degree
  • International student requirements: English proficiency, I-20, and transcript evaluation

For more specific admissions information, visit our Admissions page or contact our admissions outreach advisors at or (516) 518-6948.

Can I keep working while I complete this programs?

The Online Data Science, M.S. program from New York Tech’s Online College of Engineering and Computing Sciences is offered through a robust digital interface with courses that can be completed anytime, anywhere. All you’ll need is a laptop, video camera, and microphone.

This program was designed with working professionals in mind. Course content is delivered asynchronously (i.e., not all at the same time), which allows you to log in, view lectures and assignments, and submit required work as your schedule allows. You’ll also be able to track your progress and communicate with professors, all in one place.

Admissions Deadlines

Priority Deadline
June 28
Fall 2024
Final Deadline
August 14
Fall 2024
Start Date
September 4
Fall 2024

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