IU Data Science
What makes Data Science at IU different?
Our affordable, 30-credit degree program will prepare you for a career in data science. This will give you the skills, knowledge and insight needed to be highly successful in the rapidly changing and expanding field of data science. Explore our Master’s and certificate programs to learn more about the opportunities available.
As a student in our Data Science Program, you will have access to powerful technologies - from cloud resources such as Jetstream and Chameleon to IU’s next generation supercomputer, Big Red II - that will support your work in a state-of-the-art academic setting.
Our multidisciplinary faculty comes from all over the world, leading research in a variety of areas. From social and library sciences to business and education, the teachers here can support your goals and help you achieve your dreams.
By partnering with industry leaders, we open doors to opportunities, including innovative courses taught in conjunction with top company representatives and access to first-class career advice. From helping with résumés to clinching that perfect job interview or building a network, the Career Services staff is available to offer guidance every step of the way.
The Data Science Program at the School of Informatics and Computing works for you. With options to study entirely online, on-campus or a hybrid of both, we can work with your schedule and goals. Our different paths and electives allow you to focus on areas of specialization and build the skillsets you need to succeed.
We strongly believe that diversity in gender, ethnicity and generation is critical to solving tomorrow’s problems in data science. IU's Data Science cohort is very diverse and includes single parents, senior executives, academics, and people from all over the world. You do not need a computer science degree to apply to our program. No matter your background, a degree in data science is right for you.
Take the next step in your career.
Interested in advancing your career? Discover what path best fits your needs. Check out our online Master’s program, residential Master’s program, or hybrid Master’s program. You can also learn more about our online certificate program, designed to afford you a competitive edge even in your current profession.