Data Science, B.S.

Learn to uncover insights from mountains of data to empower informed decisions with a Data Science bachelor's degree from Vermont State University.

In this multidisciplinary program, you’ll build advanced skills in mathematics, statistics, artificial intelligence, and programming that will qualify you for some of the economy’s fastest-growing and best-paid jobs. Electives in areas like finance and marketing expand your capabilities and open even more opportunities.

Whether you enter the business world immediately as a sought-after data scientist or pursue advanced qualifications with a graduate degree, you’ll graduate with a foundation for a promising career.

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Why Study Data Science at Vermont State?

  • High Demand, High Salary: Today’s companies rely on data scientists for actionable insights to empower growth. The role will be increasingly important as sources of data proliferate in a digital world. That’s why the average salary for data scientists is over $115,000, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and positions in the field are expected to expand by 36% before 2031. 
  • Diverse Career Opportunities: You’ll find a need for your skills everywhere you look. In our digital world, data science jobs are available in almost every industry, including business, education, engineering, healthcare, technology, and government. 
  • Small Class Sizes:  Don’t get lost in the crowd. Vermont State’s small class sizes mean you’ll get the individualized attention to thrive while building strong relationships with your professor and classmates. 
  • A Chance to Explore:  Take a deep dive into a topic that excites you and demonstrate your mastery with a capstone project you’ll complete under the close supervision of a faculty mentor. 
  • A Foundation for Graduate School:  With our rigorous program, get ready to confidently pursue graduate studies, including a master’s in data science or Vermont State’s Master of Business Administration (MBA). 

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Sample Courses

  • Data Science I 
  • Statistical Computing in R 
  • Visual Display of Quantitative Information 
  • Object-Oriented Design 
  • Algorithms & Data Structures 

Meet Our Faculty

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  • Lyndon Campus


  • Johnson Campus

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