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New Degrees at Illinois Tech

Illinois Tech regularly updates our academic degree offerings to ensure that our students study and research relevant disciplines. For example, Illinois Tech was a pioneer in developing our M.S. in Data Science degree program. Today, data science is a rapidly growing, high-impact field, and our graduates with data science experience are in demand across multiple industries.

The below academic degrees have been added since October 2016. For more information about program offerings, visit the program websites.

Co-Terminal Degrees

Illinois Tech’s co-terminal degrees allow students to complete both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in as few as five years.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics/Master of Mathematical Finance

The Master of Mathematical Finance is a joint program offered by the Department of Applied Mathematics (College of Science) and Stuart School of Business. It provides students who are interested in pursuing careers in financial risk management an advanced education in theoretical, computational, and business aspects of quantitative methodologies relevant to the financial industry.

Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions

This pre-medical program is designed to help students enhance their academic experience (including lab electives) and become stronger applicants for professional health schools, including medical, dentistry, optometry, and pharmacy schools.

Bachelor of Science in Biology/Master of Science in Biology for the Health Professions

This pre-medical program is designed to help students enhance their academic experience (including lab electives) and become stronger applicants for professional health schools, including medical, dentistry, optometry, and pharmacy schools.

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Master of Science in Sustainability Management

This M.S. program—one of just a few of its kind in the world and the only environmental sustainability program in Chicago offered within a business school—integrates law, science, and business to educate advanced management professionals who are capable of collaborating with scientists and engineers to find environmentally conscious business solutions. 

Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics/Master of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics

Illinois Tech’s M.S. in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics enhances the coursework of more traditional graduate programs in biology, chemistry, and physics by offering a more integrated, molecular-based approach to understanding biological problems, taking insights from all three disciplines.

Master’s Degrees

Lewis College of Human Sciences

Master of Science in Technical Communication and Information Architecture

In this program students connect the components of information structure that users rarely see directly, such as databases and data serialization formats, to a theoretically rich, interdisciplinary foundation in user-facing design of information, as well as in the deeper structures of databases and data-serialization formats.

Master of Science in Technology and Humanities

This degree program provides students with a humanities-focused foundation in communication practices, information and communication technologies, and the ways that information flows through and beyond organizations.

Stuart School of Business

Master of Science in Marketing Analytics

This program prepares students for careers in market research, business analytics, or social media marketing. Students learn to be forward-thinking marketing experts who can harness massive quantities of consumer data through marketing strategy, predictive analytics, and cognitive computing.

Master of Science in Sustainability Management

This M.S. program—one of just a few of its kind in the world and the only environmental sustainability program in Chicago offered within a business school—integrates law, science, and business to educate advanced management professionals who are capable of collaborating with scientists and engineers to find environmentally conscious business solutions. 

Ph.D. Degrees

School of Applied Technology

Doctor of Philosophy in Food Science and Nutrition

This specialized degree program leverages the power of collaborative research between Illinois Tech and the Food and Drug Administration. Illinois Tech students benefit immensely from focused interaction with FDA scientists and have special access to state-of-the-art laboratories.