College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Data Science

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that demand for qualified data scientists is growing much faster than the average for all professions. ranked Data Scientist as the #1 Best Job of 2021!

What does this mean?

  1. The recent explosion in big data has created a need for individuals who can take the raw data, collate it into appropriate databases, extract meaningful information from it and analyze and communicate the extracted information to the end-user.

  2. High demand. High salaries!

The B.S. in Data Science at UToledo is an interdisciplinary program designed to provide students a background in computer programming, mathematics/statistics, communications and specialization in a specific concentration, which provides real-world, practical experience.

Choose a concentration or minor, and apply your skills, in an area of interest to you!

Concentrations available in public health data, astrophysics data or environmental science data; minors in geographic information science and technology, economics, computer science and engineering or physics also constitute concentrations (students interested in other areas should consult with their advisor).

This degree program offers many unique courses, including data visualization and data ethics!

Degree Requirements Sample Plan of Study

Last Updated: 8/12/22