Online Master of Science in Analytics

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Online Degree Overview

Georgia Tech’s Online Master of Science in Analytics (OMS Analytics) is a top-5 nationally ranked data science and analytics program. As an interdisciplinary data science and analytics degree program, OMS Analytics leverages three of Georgia Tech’s top-ranked colleges: College of Computing, College of Engineering, and Scheller College of Business to provide world-class instruction in machine learning/AI, statistical modeling and learning, data storage and pipelining, data visualization, optimization and simulation, and business analytics/applications. This integrated approach to data science and analytics provides graduates with advanced skills for complex problem-solving and insight generation.


  • Top-5 nationally ranked data science and analytics program
  • Flexible format for working professionals
  • 100% online learning convenience
  • Self-paced data analytics degree program
  • Complete in 24-36 months
  • Same faculty and curriculum for the online master's as the on-campus program (selected electives)
  • 3 specialized OMS Analytics tracks: Analytical Tools (Data Analytics), Business Analytics, and Computational Data (Data Science)
  • Total tuition under $11,000
  • No GRE/GMAT requirement
  • Fall (August) or Spring (January) start


  • $297 per credit hour icon

    $297 per credit hour

  • 11 Courses (36 credit hours) icon
    11 Courses (36 credit hours)
  • 3 Tracks icon
    3 Tracks
  • 2-3 Years icon
    2-3 Years
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    Top 10 University


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  • Admission Requirements
  • Admission Deadlines
  • How to Apply
  • International Applicants
Admission Requirements

For admission into the OMS Analytics program, all applicants are expected to have: 

1. An undergraduate Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).

2. At least one college-level course or equivalent knowledge in: 

*Even if you have experience in some high-level language -- C, C++, Java, Python, FORTRAN -- it still would be helpful to take Introduction to Computing in Python prior to starting the OMS Analytics coursework. 

**Applicants who lack a background in mathematics or computing may still be admitted. In these cases, students are expected to learn the necessary materials on their own before beginning the program. 
Test Scores (Optional)
You  may choose to submit standardized test scores, most commonly GRE or GMAT. However, this is not required for admission into the program.

Online Application  
Admission is a competitive process and we carefully review all facets of your application. The information you include in your application assists our admissions committee in evaluating your potential for success in the program. Your application will not be reviewed until all of your supporting documents have been submitted, including unofficial transcripts, TOEFL scores (if applicable), and letters of recommendation. Documents submitted after the application deadline will not be reviewed.

International Applicants
For international graduate applicants, please review the international applicants' tab for requirements.  

Admission Deadlines

All application materials must be submitted by the deadline — including unofficial transcripts, letters of recommendation, and TOEFL scores (if applicable).

Spring Enrollment: (January)
Standard Application Deadline: June 15
Final Application Deadline: Aug. 1

Fall Enrollment: (August)
Standard Application Deadline: Feb. 1
Final Application Deadline: March 15

How to Apply

Ready to apply? You're in the right place! Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for the next upcoming semester. Please be mindful of the application timelines.

Applications are submitted electronically and include a nonrefundable application fee. Before you start the application process, take a moment to read through the following information to help you prepare.

Information Required for Application

Personal Information

  • Full legal name
  • Social security number
  • Permanent and current mailing addresses
  • Telephone number and email address
  • Gender
  • Date and place of birth
  • Race/ethnicity (optional)
  • Professional resume

Citizenship Information

Academic History

  • Colleges and universities attended
  • Degrees earned
  • Official transcripts
  • Degree documents (international applicants)

Test Scores

  • GRE/GMAT (optional)
  • TOEFL (required for international applicants)

Letters of Recommendation

  • Names and valid email addresses of three recommenders (i.e. former teachers or supervisors) who know you well and can comment on your scholarly characteristics

Additional/Supplemental Information

  • Criminal and academic misconduct history
  • U.S. military affiliation
  • Professional certifications (if applicable)
  • Relevant work experience (if applicable)
  • Scholastic, professional, and community awards/recognition
  • Background in prerequisite areas of computer programming, probability/statistics, calculus, and basic linear algebra
  • Statement of Purpose that describes career goals, objectives, decision to pursue an advanced degree, and other graduate programs to which you are applying

Start Your Application  
You can submit your application to the program at any time of the year. If you have any questions during the application process, please check our Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Student Services Team. We also have an instructional guide to help navigate through the online application process.

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Please set aside sufficient time — usually about two to three weeks — for Graduate Studies to receive and process your supporting documents. We cannot guarantee applications received after the deadline will be reviewed in time for the applied semester.  

Application Fee  
A non-refundable application fee must be paid online with a credit card or electronic check if you have a U.S. bank account. The application fee is $95 for U.S. applicants and $105 for international applicants. Your application will not be received until the fee is paid.  

Status Checking  
Once your application is completed and submitted, you may monitor its progress through CollegeNet’s online status check system (using the same CollegeNet user ID and password created when you applied).  

Technical Requirements  
There are technical requirements for our online degree program. Please review the technology requirements in the FAQ below.

International Applicants
At Georgia Tech, you are considered an international applicant if you are: 
  • Living outside of the United States and will require an F-1 or J-1 visa to study in the United States,
  • Living in the United States on a nonimmigrant visa,
  • Going through the process of becoming a United States permanent resident,
  • Living outside of the U.S. and planning to apply to an online master's degree program as a non-U.S. citizen or non-U.S. permanent resident
For complete details on the admissions process for International Applicants, please review the Admissions Checklist for International Applicants provided by Graduate Education.

Cost & Aid

  • Tuition and Fees
  • Payments and Refunds
  • Financial Assistance
Tuition and Fees

Program Credit Hours        36
Cost/credit hour               $297

Mandatory Student Fee   $107 per term

  • Tuition and mandatory student fees are subject to change without notice. 
  • Tuition and fees are assessed only for the terms in which a student is enrolled in courses. 
  • Tuition and fees cannot be paid up front; they must be paid each semester a student is enrolled in courses.
Payments and Refunds

All payments of tuition and fees are handled by the Bursar’s office. For deadlines and instructions on how to pay, please visit the student payment portal.   

The Georgia Tech Bursar’s Office processes refunds via EFT, also known as Direct Deposit, Monday through Friday. Refunds and overpayments are electronically disbursed to the student’s checking or savings account and should be in the students account on the following day or sooner. You are not always eligible for a refund when dropping a course, so please read over the refund policy.  

Financial Assistance

Education Loans  
U.S. citizens and permanent residents may be eligible for education loans. To learn more about graduate financial aid and loan programs, visit Georgia Tech’s Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.  

Employer Tuition Reimbursement  
Contact your employer’s human resources department for available tuition assistance programs and eligibility.  

The Post-9/11 GI Bill  
Effective August 1, 2011, qualified U.S. veterans may be eligible to receive financial support for tuition, mandatory fees, books, and housing. Additional information is available through the Department of Veterans Affairs GI Bill Website.  

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Using multiple digital platforms and world-class instructors, you’ll have the opportunity to tailor your degree to your needs and interests by selecting a specialized degree track.

I have zero doubt the only reason I was able to pivot my career and become a principal data analyst at a global technology company is because of the skills, the knowledge, and the network that I gained from the OMS Analytics program at Georgia Tech.

- Heather Arentson
Principal Data Scientist
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