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BSc Data Science

Data science is a rapidly growing field as our economy, society and daily life becomes increasingly dependent on data, from business to the health sciences. With a bachelor’s degree in Data Science at Portland State University, you’ll learn how to collect, visualize, approximate, optimize, make predictions, and interpret data using specialized software.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: January, April, September
Tuition Fee: $29,706 per year
Location: Portland Campus (Portland, United States)

As a data science major, you’ll not only build a mathematically and statistically rigorous foundation to extract meaningful data from large, complex datasets, but through seminars and practicum, you’ll gain hands-on experience.

You’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to meet the demand for highly trained and skilled data science experts.


Bachelor’s degree in Data Science at Portland State University equips you with the skills and knowledge that are critical not only for today’s jobs but for future jobs.

Our bachelor’s degree can help you land a job in a variety of fields in industry, government, business and health sciences, or serve as a stepping stone for graduate programs in data science.

Portland is home to major employers and startups that seek highly trained and skilled data science experts, and PSU’s data science program will give you a competitive edge in the workforce.


Courses Included

  • Data Science Seminar
  • Health and Health Systems
  • Statistical Computing and Data Visualization in R
  • Modern Regression Analysis
  • Large-scale Data Algorithms
  • Data Science Practicum