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These are some of the most frequently asked questions regarding Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s (WPI) Online Master of Computer Science and Master of Science in Data Science programs. If you don’t find the answers to your questions here, contact your enrollment advisor and schedule a time to talk that’s convenient for you.

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How long does it take to complete the program(s)?

Both master’s programs require 30 credit hours. The programs’ 10 courses can usually be completed in 5 terms, or 1.7 years.

Is all WPI coursework online?

Yes. Coursework is 100% online, mostly asynchronous to suit your busy schedule.

Where can I get detailed information about the curriculum?

Please visit our program pages for more information about courses, credits, concentrations, and more: online Master of Computer Science and online Master of Science in Data Science.

Is the WPI faculty supportive?

In addition to being passionate about teaching, WPI professors are industry experts and scholars with world-class credentials who support you by inspiring and encouraging you.