Computer Science Faculty at Montclair State

Information Technology/Data Science (Combined BS/MS)

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Information Technology/Data Science (Combined BS/MS)

This 5-year degree program combines our Information Technology (BS) and Data Science (MS) programs. The information technology curriculum prepares students for the study, design, development, implementation, testing and support of applications of computing and communication technologies to solve the major challenges in today’s business, industry or government work environments. The primary mission of this degree is to train students in core Data Science competencies and expose students to a broad range of Data Science related topics and applications, preparing them to be part of the next generation Data Science workforce.

Application Requirements

Students with a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission
  • Students will be sent an expedited application from The Graduate School to complete
Students with a GPA below 3.0

Students with a GPA below a 3.0 are not eligible for admission to a Combined Program, and will need to submit a traditional application to their graduate program of interest. Prior to applying, please speak with your program advisor for more details.


If you have inquiries regarding your program of interest, please contact:

Program Coordinator: Dr. Jiayin Wang
Office: Center for Computing and Information Science 227D

*During the summer months, there will be a rotating department chair available to answer your inquiry. Find the updated summer chair for this program.*

If you have questions regarding the application process and requirements, please email or call us:

Incoming Freshmen and Transfers:

Undergraduate Admissions
Telephone: (973) 655-4444
Fax: (973) 655-7700

Current Montclair State Undergraduates:

The Graduate School
Telephone: (973) 655-5147
Fax: (973) 655-7869