Admission Requirements for Graduate Programs at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Master’s in Data Science Online - No GRE

There is no deadline for the master’s in Data Science online program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

  • Application fee of $70
  • 3 letters of recommendation are required
  • Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities
  • Statement of Purpose
  • GRE is not required for this program.

MS in Information Technology: GRE optional.

Admission Requirements for MS in Information Technology:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university, with a background in programming and finance/accounting
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • The GMAT/GRE is optional.

M.S. in Data Science (MSDS) program - GRE not required

-Students applying to the MS in data science are expected to have a bachelor's degree with a strong quantitative and computational background including coursework in programming, data structures, algorithms, calculus, linear algebra, and introductory statistics.

-GRE Not required

-Three letters of recommendation from individuals who can comment on your qualifications for pursuing graduate study are required.

-Statement of Purpose

-Transcripts for all post-secondary colleges or universities