Data Science (B.S.)

Be part of a vital movement to transform data into actionable insights that empower smart business decisions.

The field of data science is evolving into one of the fastest-growing fields in the world. Data science impacts major industries, government, health care, and academia. As data is collected and accumulated, those with the expertise to find meaning in the numbers and drive positive business decisions will be in high demand.

Program Snapshot
Program type:
Major
Format:
On-campus or online
Est. time to complete:
4-5 years
Credit hours:
120

Why Study Data Science at UND?

There is significant and growing demand for data scientists in enterprises of all shapes and sizes. The supply of professionals who can work effectively with data at scale is limited, which is reflected by rapidly rising salaries for data engineers, data scientists, statisticians and data analysts.

With this UND undergraduate program, you'll benefit from a program that:

  • Marries computer science, data science and business analytics for well-rounded expertise
  • Offers a strong curriculum foundation of programming, as well as courses focused on databases, cloud computing, cybersecurity and high-performance computing
  • Provides opportunities to gain expertise with business analytics for the tools you need to interpret and transform data into actionable insights