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Bachelor's in Data Science

If you are searching for a comprehensive program that provides technical expertise in mathematics, statistics, and computer science, the BS in Data Science at Indiana Wesleyan University is a logical next step. With this bachelor’s in data science, you can help develop computation tools that extract targeted data businesses and government agencies use to make critical decisions. Big Data impacts every type of business in our digital world. With the help of our Christian university, you can learn how to apply biblical principles to a successful career in the world of data science.

Why Pursue My Bachelor’s in Data Science at IWU?

There are several benefits to pursuing your data science degree at IWU. This accredited degree program is taught by faculty with experience in high-level roles in the dynamic field of data. We also provide a complete system of supportive student services, from tech support to tutoring, to full-time chaplains, we go above and beyond to help you succeed in this BS in data science program. Students learn from expert faculty who will become mentors in the faith, integrating classroom learning with biblical truths for a Christ-centered environment that encourages spiritual growth.

What Will I Learn in this BS in Data Science Program?

The courses in this data science degree program are designed to help students gain a complete understanding of the tools and technology used to pull data, generate reports, and use statistical algorithms to capture patterns. The student experience combines traditional classroom learning with interactive projects that give hands-on experience. Course topics include mathematical modeling, machine learning, database programming, and more.  

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

What will you study in this Bachelor of Science in Data Science?

What will you study in this Bachelor of Science in Data Science? Coursework for this BS in data science program covers how to:

  • Learn skills in algorithmic design of solutions to problems 
  • Understand data organization and processing in the context of abstract data types
  • Develop a strong understanding of object-oriented design, including classes and methods, inheritance, polymorphism, templates, software reuse, and event-driven programming
  • Integrate biblical principles into your professional decision-making

After Graduation
Potential Careers

  • Data Scientist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Computer and Information Research Analyst

Work in Various Industries

  • Industry

Program Requirements
  • Completion of 124 semester hours; however, some majors may result in the student earning greater than 124 credit hours by graduation.
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Completion of the designated semester hours in the major area with a GPA of 2.25 or higher as required by the major. Additional requirements as prescribed by each department must also be met.
  • Completion of all general education requirements
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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