Bachelor of Science in Data Science
A Data Science Degree Can Add Up to a Successful 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 data science from Post University, you could turn your natural talents and tendencies into a new career. Through comprehensive coursework, you will have the opportunity to 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. Or you can take your education to the next level with a career-building graduate degree or certificate program here at Post University.
Coursework for your B.S. in data science offers the programming experience in data compilation, statistical analysis methods, modeling techniques and strategies, and more!
This data science degree program gives students the chance to learn how to execute useful mathematical analysis in finance, economics, biology, social sciences, business, and data science. It also covers what it takes to draw data-based conclusions and present your findings professionally using compelling quantitative narratives. And it offers the opportunity to earn a resume-ready micro-credential to help demonstrate your value to potential employers.
Plus, at Post University, you will not have to worry about getting lost in the crowd. We keep our class sizes small to encourage in-depth discussions and collaborative problem-solving. We offer learning flexibility with campus-based classes as well as our online bachelor’s degree in data science option. The instructors who lead our courses 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! They will be available to answer any questions, help you overcome any obstacles and choose a concentration to tailor your degree to your personal career path.
What Can You Do with an Online Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science?
Your data science program offers the opportunity to develop the skills and insights you need to define problems that require quantitative solutions. It covers how to translate information across mathematical frameworks and contexts. Coursework looks at how you can help company leaders make more informed decisions with data-backed facts. And it provides a framework for developing the solid data background you need to pursue relevant career opportunities in any industry.
These are the skills—and this is the degree credential—needed to pursue any number of career options. Depending on your desired concentration and level of experience, you could pursue entry-level or advancement opportunities as an operations analyst, quantitative analyst, data scientist, logistics analyst, mathematician, natural sciences manager, computer systems analyst, database administrator, logistician, and more.
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Data Science Concentrations
As you progress in the program, course curriculum can be customized to your career focus with the following data science concentrations:
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.
Students in the interdisciplinary studies concentration will focus on developing their field-specific knowledge in an area of interest towards which they may choose to apply their data science skills upon graduation.
The final requirement is an independent study course in which the student will combine their data science skills with their field knowledge in an applied project.
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