Bachelor of Science in Data Science

What is it?

Data science is a multidisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, systems and algorithms to make sense of large, complex data sets. Combine computer science, statistics and mathematics to gain insights into data, analyze trends and solve problems across a variety of areas.

Why pursue it at Mizzou?

Data science is growing at a rate significantly faster than all other professions, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data science is a versatile degree that allows you to use your skills across a variety of industries. At Mizzou, the new B.S. in data science provides a strong background in computer science, statistics and mathematics while allowing you to build toward an advanced focus in one of the three disciplines

Potential outcomes

Data scientists work in a variety of industries including:

  • Banking and finance
  • Medicine and health care
  • Technology
  • Research and development
  • Marketing and strategic communications

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