Skip to main content

Is an online master’s degree in data science worth it?

August 17, 2023

Our graduates think so. A survey of the Class of 2021 taken three months after graduation found that 100% of the Stevens online data science master’s program graduates had accepted job offers. Prospective students are often attracted to our program because they are looking to accelerate their careers, and holding an advanced degree is becoming an expectation in the data science field (according to a 2017 Burtch Works study, 49% of data scientists have a master’s degree and an additional 41% have earned a Ph.D.).