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Computer Science (B.S.)/Data Science (M.A.S.)

Simultaneously earn a bachelor's degree in computer science and a master's degree in data science in as few as five years in this accelerated master's degree program.

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Get on the fast track to becoming a data scientist by enrolling in this accelerated master’s program to earn a bachelor’s in computer science and a master’s in data science.

The computer science program introduces concepts and techniques for designing and developing advanced software systems. Explore conceptual underpinnings of computer science—its fundamental algorithms, programming languages, operating systems, and software engineering techniques. Choose from electives like data science, computer graphics, artificial intelligence, database systems, computer architecture, and computer networks. Continue with graduate-level courses to earn a professional master’s degree in data science to gain a competitive edge in the job market.

Illinois Tech’s data science faculty have connections in Chicago's growing tech industry, which can lead to internship opportunities. The city’s unusually open access to its data provides exciting research opportunities.

Program Overview

Get on the fast track to becoming a data scientist by enrolling in this accelerated master’s program to earn a bachelor’s in computer science and a master’s in data science, and gain a competitive edge in the job market.

Career Opportunities

Since data scientists are in demand in a variety of industries, careers with a data science degree can vary greatly.

  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Business analyst
  • Marketing analyst
  • Data and analytics manager
  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Data mining specialist
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To be eligible for admission, you must be enrolled as an undergraduate student at Illinois Tech.

In addition, applicants for a computer science accelerated master's degree must have a minimum GPA of 3.25/4.0.

A GRE score is not required.