Data Science

Your pathway to an exciting career in a dynamic field

Are you motivated to join a rapidly growing, high-paying field with applications in media, insurance, healthcare, defense, and retail?

Welcome to data science.

As a student in the IU Online BS program in Data Science, you collect, organize, and analyze data to make meaningful conclusions. You write programs to perform data analysis on large, complex datasets. You evaluate the social, legal, and ethical issues that arise from the mass collection of data. 

Start your journey to a lifetime of success

Female analyzing data on a computer.

B.S. in Data Science

100% Online

Specific areas of focus include data acquisition and storage, data exploration and curation, data modeling and analysis, data visualization and presentation, and data ethics and governance.

Degree requirements

Careers

Employment opportunities in the fields of data science are expected to continue growing well above average for the next 10 years at the state, regional, and national level.

Your IU Online B.S. in Data Science prepares you for such careers as: 

  • Business intelligence analyst 
  • Data mining engineer 
  • Data architect 
  • Data scientist
  • Analytics manager 
  • Research analyst  
  • Information officer