Master of Science in Information Technology / Data Science
California State University-Fullerton

Program Details

The Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Data Science is an online data science degree for those interested in advancing their knowledge in this field.  With this program you will gain knowledge, skills, and experience in data processing and analytics within business.  This includes articulating strategies and methods for the effective use and management of data storage and analytics in organizations.  While you are building knowledge and understanding to support computing services, this program offers the flexibility to complete courses on your own schedule.  Plus, students gain an instant network of support and networking with the others in their cohort that will complete the program with them.

In addition to the required courses, admitted students of the online program must attend a weekend-long orientation at the Fullerton campus for individual assessment and understanding of the technology and training. Upon successful of the minimum required courses, graduate students must complete a capstone course and present an electronic portfolio to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the MSIT program primary objectives and application in the professional environment.

Learning Pace


% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

California State University-Fullerton is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Minimum of two years experience in a functional area of business
  • Students must complete an orientation seminar, Boot-up Camp and an end-of-the-year seminar.