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Already the academic home to students from more than 80 countries on our campuses in the United States and Spain, Saint Louis University would like to invite you to join us in our third century of excellence.

Start your degree at SLU with:

  • Visa-Eligible Programs
  • Multiple Start Dates
  • Job Placement Services
  • Waived Application Fees

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Continue on your path toward excellence by choosing one of the following dynamic degree programs.

Analytics, M.S.

Credit Hours: 33
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $32,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 19, 2021

Offered through Saint Louis University's School for Professional Studies, the Master of Science in Analytics curriculum will teach you to design and implement analytics projects to solve complex organizational problems through statistical and analytical techniques for analyzing datasets of various sizes. Through your coursework, you'll gain skills in project management, decision making, and learn how to communicate the intricacies of complex data more effectively.

SLU's M.S. in Analytics provides students with skills in data mining, data visualization, predictive analytics, design and implementation of analytics projects and data management. Graduates from this program are ready to discover the patterns within large quantities of data and provide insightful recommendations that inform organizational decision-making.

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Artificial Intelligence, M.S.

Credit Hours: 30
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $42,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 28, 2021

Saint Louis University’s master’s program in artificial intelligence prepares students to apply artificial intelligence methods, both efficiently and ethically, in order to solve difficult problems and impact the well-being of society.

This graduate program provides students with depth of knowledge regarding the models and technologies used to make advances in underlying artificial intelligence and machine learning and, through a partnership with faculty across the university students may choose to apply these techniques in specialized areas of application such as autonomous systems, bioinformatics, data science, health outcomes, image processing, and natural language processing.

Students will engage in both the theory of AI/ML and in applying AI/ML in practice, including a culminating team-based capstone project. Students will also consider important questions regarding the impact of AI on society, implicit bias that may result from AI systems, and the ethical development and deployment of technologies.  

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Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, M.S.

Credit Hours: 30
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $36,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 28, 2021

Saint Louis University is a leader on the frontier of bioinformatics, a growing field that combines the best of biology and technology. The use of computational techniques and information systems has revolutionized research in the biological sciences — from the analysis of DNA sequences and the understanding of gene expression and regulation to the structural modeling of proteins and RNAs and the evolutionary relationship between species. The fields of bioinformatics and computational biology have become an important academic discipline for such breakthroughs and a critical part of success for firms in the biotechnology sector.

Our Master of Science in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology program brings together expertise from across Saint Louis University in biology, chemistry, medicine, computer science, mathematics, statistics, biochemistry and molecular biology. Scholarships are available to US and international students. With a 90% job placement rate at graduation, consider this program to build your career.

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Computer Science, M.S. 

Credit Hours: 33
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $42,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 28, 2021

Saint Louis University’s master’s program in computer science is designed to prepare students for rewarding and in-demand careers that leverage the power of computers, algorithms and data analyses to impact the world in a positive manner.

The graduate program in computer science provides students with the depth of knowledge necessary to pursue advanced academic or technological work in a modern, ever-changing world.

Careers in computer science are regularly found on “best jobs” lists. They can be highly rewarding, and provide great compensation and excellent work environments Positions in this field include software developer, computer systems analyst, computer network architect, web developer, database administrator and information security analyst.

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Cybersecurity, M.S.

Credit Hours: 33
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $32,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 19, 2021

SLU's Master of Science in Cybersecurity curriculum will teach you to apply information security principles to analyze, detect, and mitigate vulnerabilities and intrusions to your organization’s cyberinfrastructure. You will also gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of the social, policy, ethical and legal aspects of security and privacy.

Graduates are prepared to manage and lead cyber teams and programs in roles ranging from government cybersecurity analyst to data security consultant. A unique aspect of the program is the ability to earn a graduate certificate that complements a master’s degree, often without taking additional credits. This allows you to tailor the program to your specific interests.

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Information Systems, M.S.

Credit Hours: 33
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $32,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 19, 2021

Offered through Saint Louis University's School for Professional Studies, you will learn software development, analytics, evidence-based decision making, ethics, and leadership to provide the technical expertise and strategic decision making skills required of information systems professionals. An additional unique advantage of the program includes the option to earn certificates in project management, strategic intelligence, applied analytics or organizational leadership.

This 33-credit program offers technology-driven professionals like you a flexible option to meet your personal career goals. With multiple start terms, you can begin the master's program in fall, spring, or summer on-line or on campus. You will join a community of academics and practitioners from around the world and from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, providing the opportunity to learn from a network of peers.

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Leadership and Organizational Development, M.A.

Credit Hours: 33
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $32,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 19, 2021

SLU's Master of Arts in Leadership and Organizational Development curriculum will teach you the skills needed to work effectively as a self-aware, reflective change leader. You will learn to improve organizational dynamics through sound leadership and organizational development practices.

Through assessments, reflections, and project-based learning, you will strengthen your leadership competencies while learning with a network of peers from around the world with a diverse range of academic and professional backgrounds.

Upon graduating from SLU's leadership and organizational development program, students will be ready to navigate complex organizational systems and apply research to develop oneself, their employees and their organizations.

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Professional Studies, M.P.S.  

Credit Hours: 33
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 Months
Tuition: $32,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 19, 2021

As traditional fields and disciplines continue to overlap, there is growing demand for a workforce with knowledge in more than one area of study. In this program, you will use applied research skills, evidence-based problem solving, and the integration of theory and practice across two or more disciplines. By choosing a primary area of study paired with a secondary area of focus, you can diversify your education and gain a unique combination of skills to meet today’s workplace demands.

 Whether you’re looking to advance into a leadership role in your current organization, or are pursuing a graduate degree before entering the workforce, our Master of Professional Studies can be tailored for you to build the experience you need for your specific career path. 
 
Unlike traditional graduate programs that focus on a single discipline, SLU's multi-disciplinary Master of Professional Studies program allows you to choose from a range of professionally-focused concentrations. You will choose a primary and secondary area of concentration in consultation with your academic coach. 
 
Examples of the Master of Professional Studies structure include (but are not limited to) concentrations in the following areas: analytics, cybersecurity, evidence-based decision making, information systems, organizational development, organizational leadership, project management and strategic intelligence.
 
The two standard courses include ORLD 5050 Ethical Evidence-Based Decision Making and AA 5221 Applied Analytics and Methods I. The  standard capstone includes a series of three one-credit master’s research project coursework where you will be expected to demonstrate competencies from both your primary and secondary concentration.

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Project Management, M.S.

Credit Hours: 33
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $32,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 19, 2021

Offered through Saint Louis University's School for Professional Studies, you will learn project strategy, contract management, and project management math as you pursue industry certifications along with your Master of Science in Project Management. Project-based learning and class simulators prepare you to promote the widespread applicability of the five basic project management processes as outlined in the PMBOK®: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing.

The Project Management Institute (PMI) has named Saint Louis University a Registered Education Provider (R.E.P.). R.E.P.s are organizations that have been approved by PMI to help project managers achieve and maintain the Project Management Professional (PMP)®, Program Management Professional (PgMP)®, and other PMI professional credentials. This 33-credit PMI-approved program offers you a flexible option to meet your personal career goals. With multiple start terms, you can begin the master's program in fall, spring, or summer on-line or on campus. You will join a community of academics and practitioners from around the world and from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, providing the opportunity to learn from a network of peers.

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Software Engineering, M.S.

Credit Hours: 30
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $42,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 28, 2021

Saint Louis University's master’s in software engineering is designed to prepare students interested in developing high quality, large-scale software systems.

Students enrolled in SLU's graduate program in software engineering develop and create design strategies using hands-on projects and modern software tools to gain knowledge, skills and experience. Students discover critical design strategies that allow for continual innovation throughout their careers. Guided by outstanding professors, much of the learning is team based and in small classes.

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Strategic Intelligence, M.S.

Credit Hours: 33
Time for Degree Completion: 18-24 months
Tuition: $32,000
Spring Semester Begins: January 19, 2021

Designed for students seeking careers in the intelligence field, as well as those who already work in intelligence collection, analysis, or dissemination. This degree will prepare you to adapt your education and skills to real-world scenarios that require both a technical analysis and an operational implementation. Among other skills, students will:

• Evaluate and manage various information sources, determining their relevance to strategic goals, and translating that information into actionable outcomes.
• Examine the evolution, functions, capabilities, policies and activities of police, governmental, military, and intelligence organizations.
• Apply intelligence and analytical competencies to private and corporate security issues.
• Understand the capabilities, limitations, and tasking of human intelligence, GIS/imagery, signals, social media, and open source data.
• Assess and predict traditional and non-traditional threats to national and international security.

The Strategic Intelligence master’s program is flexible, and students may pursue certificates and coursework in areas including Analytics, Cybersecurity, Leadership, and Project Management as part of their degree.

 

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Important Dates and Deadlines

Spring 2021

Recommended Admission Deadline
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December 1, 2020 (Domestic)
December 1, 2020 (International)
 

Summer 2021

Recommended Admission Deadline
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April 1, 2021 (Domestic)
February 1, 2021 (International)
 

Fall 2021

Recommended Admission Deadline
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July 1, 2021 (Domestic)
July 1, 2021 (International)
 

Why Consider Saint Louis University?

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  • Saint Louis University is a top-ranked, private research institution with high research activity that has been educating students since 1818.
  • 99% of SLU’s tenured faculty hold the highest degree in their field. They are nationally-recognized researchers and industry leaders.
  • SLU is an affordable option and scholarships for international students are available.
  • Take advantage of SLU’s Career Services, International Services and placement services to help you succeed and start the next phase of your career.
  • OPT/CPT opportunities available on an individual basis.

Get started today on your application for admission or contact us at globalgrad@slu.edu with any questions you may have.