College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

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


According to IBM’s Analytics Department, “In 2020, job openings for data scientists and similar advanced analytical roles will reach 61,799. This is a significant number, but it represents just 2% of the projected demand across all job roles requiring data and analytics skill.”

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, and apply your skills, in an area of interest to you!

Concentrations available:
    • Astrophysics/Astronomy
    • Environmental Science
    • Health Sciences/Public Health

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

Degree Requirements Sample Plan of Study
Last Updated: 5/27/20