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Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Data Science

Your Solution for an Applied Mathematics Career

This program is offered on Campus and Online.

You have a knack for mathematics. Every decision you make is based on logical, analyzed information. With a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics and data science from Post University, you can turn your natural talents and tendencies into a new career. Through comprehensive coursework, you will become well-versed in statistics and computer programming and prepare for positions such as clinical data manager, statistical analyst, operations research analyst, logistics analyst, mathematician, database architect or natural sciences manager.

As a student in our applied mathematics and data science degree program, you’ll learn the necessary skills to execute useful mathematical analysis in finance, economics, biology, social sciences, business and data science. Students will gain experience in programming for:

  • Data compilation
  • Powerful statistical analysis methods
  • Modeling techniques and strategies
  • Drawing data-based conclusions
  • Presenting compelling quantitative narratives

At Post University, you won’t have to worry about getting lost in the crowd. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem-solving. The instructors you will learn from have professional expertise, to help you take what you learn in the classroom and apply it to real-world situations. We also match you with an Academic Advisor to guide you along your college-to-career path, as part of Post’s “with you all the way” promise!


88COMMON CORE12 crss
89ENG110 College Writing3 crs
90ENG130 Literature and Composition3 crs
91COM107 Introduction to Communication3 crs
92CIS112 Introduction to Computing3 crs
94History Elective3 crs

The University reserves the right to change or update the curriculum at any time. The University will notify students of any changes officially through the university website.

For full course descriptions please refer to the University Catalog for the current Academic Year.

Programs Outcomes

  • Upon completion of the B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Data Science degree program, students will be able to:
  • Identify and collect information needed to define problems that require quantitative solutions.
  • Translate information between field related contexts and mathematical frameworks.
  • Execute mathematical and computer programming processes with proficiency.
  • Formulate, justify, and evaluate data-based decision.
  • Design professional and compelling presentations of quantitative information.

Applied Mathematics and Data Science Concentrations

Life and Physical Science

Students of the life and physical science concentration will have the opportunity to not only expand their general education science selection but also apply their background in collaboration with professionals in health, pharmaceutical and science fields.

Big Data

Students of our big data training concentrations will focus on learning and developing programming-based solutions for storing, mining, cleaning, filtering and ultimately analyzing large volumes of data.

Following the core coursework, you will complete an independent study project or internship. There are many organizations eager to work with you to earn real-world experience in the fields of applied mathematics and data science jobs before graduation.


Life doesn’t slow down. Now is the time to enroll at Post University. Contact us today to learn more about our personal, hands-on approach to an applied mathematics degree and data science education.


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