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Program Highlights

GRE Not Required

100% Online

3 Programs

2 Years or Less1

Program Comparison

Tufts School of Engineering online students enjoy a student-centered experience at a leading research university, interdisciplinary work led by innovative faculty, and a diverse set of peers who want to make a meaningful impact through engineering.

  • The program is 33 credit hours and is composed of 10 courses, including a capstone project completed over two semesters.
  • Students can complete the online MSCS in less than two years.*
  • Ideal for students who are futuristic thinkers with inquisitive minds who want to develop innovative solutions for today’s digital challenges.
  • Graduates have gone on to work as database administrators, hardware engineers, network architects, web developers, software developers, systems analysts, and threat detection analysts.

*subject to taking the required number of credits

  • The program is 32 credit hours and is composed of 10 courses, including a capstone project completed over two semesters.
  • Students can complete the online MSDS in less than two years.*
  • Ideal for students with a strong math background who are interested in a next-generation career in data analysis and data-centric problem-solving.
  • Graduates have gone on to work as data analysts, data engineers, database administrators, machine learning engineers, data scientists, database architects, statisticians, and data and analytics managers.

*subject to taking the required number of credits

  • The Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Computer Science is composed of two program tracks. The certificate track is composed of five to six classes for a total of 17-23 credits. The master’s track is composed of two classes for a total of seven credits and is designed as a bridge for students without a background in computer science who want to later enroll in the MSCS program.
  • Students can complete the program in as little as one year.*
  • Ideal for students who are new to the field of computer science and are looking to gain a solid foundation to pursue new career opportunities or continue their education with a Master of Science in Computer Science program.

*subject to taking the required number of credits

Key Dates & Deadlines

Take a look at upcoming webinars, application deadlines, and semester start dates for our programs.

January
10
Priority Submit Deadline
February
7
Early Action Deadline
March
7
Early Decision Deadline
April
4
Final Submit Deadline

Big Data = Big Opportunity

Careers among data scientists and in mathematical science occupations are expected to grow 31 percent over the next decade, with a six figure median salary.* You don’t need a School of Engineering degree to recognize that kind of opportunity, but you likely need one to fully capitalize on it.

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021

Careers for online
graduates may include:

  • Software Engineer
  • Software Architect
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Director of Engineering
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Senior Product Manager
  • Solutions Architect

School of Engineering alumni
have gone on to positions at:

  • Axon Enterprise
  • Google
  • Microsoft
  • Raytheon Technologies
  • Amazon
  • Wayfair

Multiple perspectives and talents have always been critical to innovation, but now more than ever we are working hard to make sure the message comes through loud and clear: engineering is open to everyone with a passion for problem-solving.”

Kyongbum Lee
School of Engineering Dean ad interim and Karol Family Professor
Kyongbum Lee, School of Engineering Dean ad interim

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1. Subject to taking the required number of credits