Welcome to Worcester Polytechnic Institute!
At Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), our interdisciplinary, collaborative, project-based learning model forms the foundation of our educational philosophy. WPI’s approach to online education promotes strong relationships with expert faculty and peers from around the world whose skills and industry experiences will in turn strengthen yours.
We fully advocate the value of learning by doing. Experiential learning provides real-world knowledge and develops leadership, collaborative, and critical-thinking skills. Whether you’re shifting careers or advancing your current role to the next level, getting your graduate degree online in computer or data science from WPI is an investment in your future that will return great rewards — financially, professionally, and personally.
We are academically strong and inclusive, and we are proud that WPI is recognized as such. Our community embodies a culture of inclusion, with proactive initiatives to improve diversity, equality, and inclusion, in STEM and beyond.
Whether you choose the computer science or data science pathway, you’ll find a supportive and encouraging environment here. A master’s degree from WPI carries significant prestige, opens doors to in-demand jobs, and affords you the opportunity to join our impressive network of more than 38,000 alumni from around the world.
We wish you much success in your academic journey with us. We look forward to you becoming one of our accomplished alumni who will make a meaningful impact on the world in which we live.
Professor and Computer Science Department Head, Worcester Polytechnic Institute