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Why Major in Data Science at Valpo?

The College of Arts and Sciences now offers a B.S. in data science. The following video gives an overview of our data science degree program.

Data science, and its associated fields, is one of the fastest growing employment opportunities in the world. A strong demand in the job market — combined with a shortage of people trained in data science —means data science majors will have opportunities in all sectors of society.

Data Science Highlights

Growing Demand

Data Science is one of the fastest growing employment opportunities in the world.

Experts and Mentors

Professors at Valpo help data science majors develop their knowledge, their career plans, and their curiosity.

Diverse Possibilities

The career opportunities for data science majors are diverse. A bachelor’s degree in data science will prepare graduates for a variety of careers.

A Valpo data science student smiles in front of a blackboard in a classroom.

Math and Statistics Stories: Eric Burkholder ’22

Freshman year I was approached by one of the upperclassmen who wanted to start a math club and get people interested in other mathematical problems and how we can take part in the math community outside of our regular courses…
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