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Bachelor of Science
Data Science

Data Science
Bachelor of Science
  • 120 credits
  • Transfer up to 90 credits
  • All courses are available online
  • Select on-site and hybrid courses available
  • $250 per credit hour
    (Europe & Downrange)

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Acquire skills in data science that will help you adapt to future changes in the marketplace.

The bachelor's in data science at University of Maryland Global Campus is designed to meet the growing need for highly skilled professionals who can transform data into actionable insights. You'll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with frequently used analytical tools and methods, manage and manipulate data, create data visualizations, build predictive models using different machine learning techniques, apply artificial intelligence (AI) and natural language processing techniques to gain insights from free text, images, and videos, and make strategic data-driven recommendations that directly impact business outcomes.

Total Credits Required: 120

  • Required Major Courses: 36
  • Minor and Elective Courses: 43
  • General Education Courses: 41

Required Major Courses

  • (3 Credits, STAT 200)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 230)
  • (3 Credits, CSIA 300)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 320)
  • IFSM 330
  • (3 Credits, DATA 335)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 430)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 440)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 445)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 450)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 460)
  • (3 Credits, DATA 495)

Related Required Courses

The following required courses may be applied to general education requirements:

  • (3 Credits, DATA 200)
  • (3 Credits, MATH 115) or a more advanced MATH course

If you completed your undergraduate degree at UMGC with a major in data science, an accelerated pathway between UMGC's undergraduate and graduate programs allows you to reduce the total coursework for the Master of Science in Data Analytics by 6 credits (two courses). If eligible, you may be awarded credit for:

  • (0 Credits, UCSP 615)
  • (6 Credits, DATA 620)

You should enroll in the graduate data analytics program within two years of completing your undergraduate degree in data science.

Program Highlights

Develop skills and gain knowledge through coursework that draws from the expertise and experience of our respected faculty.

Career Preparation

This program is designed to help you become a highly skilled professional who can transform large amounts of data into actionable insights. One of the major outcomes of the program is to provide you with hands-on experience with a variety of the most ubiquitous analytical tools and methods.

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