The Columbian College of Arts and Sciences and the Department of Data Science work in coordination to offer a dual bachelor of science in an approved Columbian College program and master of science in the field of data science degree program. This dual program allows students the opportunity to study fundamental ideas that underlie the process of using data and problem solving and to apply the knowledge they gain to real-world scenarios. This is accomplished through elective coursework and partnerships with organizations in a variety of market areas, including health sciences, geography, cybersecurity, and public policy, to name a few. The program allows students to take up to 7.5 graduate credits as part of their undergraduate program, thereby decreasing the number of credits normally required for the master's degree. All requirements for both degrees must be fulfilled.
Students interested in the dual degree program should confer with the department’s graduate adviser early in their junior year. Visit the program website for additional information.