Online Bachelor of Science in Data Science
Combine your passions for mathematics, computer science and data analysis with a data science online degree. You’ll acquire skills that’ll prepare you for solving practical issues in in-demand, high-earning roles.
Next start date: 08/19/2021
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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What is a degree in data science?
Data science is an interdisciplinary area between statistics, mathematics and computer science. The bachelor’s degree in data science online prepares students to be critical analysts and users of data in a variety of areas such as business, research and government.
Arizona State University’s data science program focuses on the ethical production and use of data. Our program focuses on cutting-edge trends in data and provides you a strong mathematics background to understand the details of how the data works. You’ll learn from esteemed faculty who are performing their own research in the areas of probability and statistics.
This cross-disciplinary degree allows students to choose a track to focus 21 of their credit hours on. The courses in each track allow you to focus your degree on relating a specific field to data science. Social sciences is the only track available for ASU Online students in spring 2021, but more will be available in future semesters for this innovative and ever-evolving program. You may consult your academic advisor to discuss the potential for pursuing new tracks as they become available.
What data science skills will I learn?
You’ll develop a strong background in data-related skills that are beneficial to solving practical issues in a variety of fields. You’ll learn how modern science and technology use sophisticated mathematical, statistical and computational tools to extract patterns from large, complex and often unordered data sets. Students in the program will become proficient in machine learning and data mining; invaluable technologies with applications as diverse as detecting fraudulent online credit card transactions, understanding the dynamic of social movements and personalizing medical treatments based on a tumor’s unique genetic profile.
Online data science courses
The program’s teachings focus on computation and data analytics, and this is reflected in two of the featured courses.
What jobs can I get with a data science online degree?
This bachelor’s degree in data science online prepares you for high-demand positions such as data analyst, data scientist and quantitative analyst.
Join a school reputed for data analysis and mathematics
In the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, our faculty and scholars adapt to new challenges and make impactful research contributions while educating the global citizens and leaders of tomorrow. Students hail from around the world and from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. This diversity in experience and perspectives leads to impactful conversations and research. Of 890+ students, 33% are female, 26% are Pell Grant eligible and 22% are the first in their families to attend a university.
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