Illinois Tech has a 125-year legacy of educating students to excel in fields that are technology-focused and idea-driven. Our graduate programs offer a breadth of academic and research opportunities that allow you to focus, specialize, and gain an advanced education in areas of significant innovation. Explore our accredited, nationally recognized programs to find a degree that best suits your desired career path.
Master of Data Science
Extract value from mass quantities of data using high-level mathematics, statistics, and computer science. Not tools-based; teaches the underlying science, so you can become a true problem-solver. McKinsey estimates a shortage of 190,000 people with these skills by 2018.
Master of Mathematical Finance
Superior quantitative education for people who want to do financial risk management with advanced education in theoretical, computational, and business aspects of quantitative methodologies relevant to the financial industry.
Alumni work at places like CME Group, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase & Co., or Morgan Stanley. Ideal balance of theory and practice; some instructors are financial practitioners.
Master of Science in Computational Decision Science and Operations Research
Make the best decisions possible given the constraints of a problem; help organizations identify efficiencies and operate more effectively. This program was designed to meet the growing demand for computationally proficient decision scientists and operations research professionals.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates there will be a 27 percent increase in operations analysts from 2012-2022, or 19,500 new jobs.
Master of Applied Mathematics
Use advanced mathematics to help companies operate better, e.g., manage risk in an insurance company. Program includes team and communications skills. Students take the Society of Actuaries Exam P (probability) and prepare for Exam MFE (models of financial economics).
Projected growth of 26 percent from 2012-2022, per U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Master of Information Technology and Management
The Information Technology and Management program is designed to broaden and deepen the student's knowledge of new and emerging information technologies, the application and integration of these technologies, and the administrative practices used in the effective management of these technologies.
Master of Science in Finance
Gain hands-on experience working in the financial markets through coursework and interactive opportunities to apply your knowledge in computational finance, financial technology, statistics, and modeling.
Master of Science in Marketing Analytics
Prepare for a career in market research, business analytics, or social media marketing by learning how to harness massive quantities of consumer data through marketing strategy, predictive analytics, and cognitive computing.
Master of Science in Management Science
Learn how to identify pressing issues facing the business community, structure problems and gather data, and present strategic, impactful solutions through quantitative methods, analytical tools, and computer models.
Master of Science in Technology and Humanities
The Master of Science in Technology and Humanities (THUM) will provide you with a humanities-focused foundation in communication practices, information and communication technologies, and the ways that information flows through and beyond organizations.