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Applied Data and Information Science B.S. + Applied Data Science M.S.

It's Not Too Late to Launch Your Future

Student applications for the 2020-21 school year will be accepted until August 14 via the ApplyIU platform only. Applicants who apply up through this date will have until August 18 to submit all needed transcripts and materials to be reviewed for the fall semester. We will also continue to award admission-based scholarships for those who meet the qualification criteria.

Take data to a transformative level by earning a bachelor of science in Applied Data and Information Science and an MS in Applied Data Science in just five years.

Whether your goal is to design databases and manage information, or to analyze and visualize the numbers, our accelerated program allows you to develop the skills to succeed. Prepare for real-world challenges by increasing your understanding of the professional and ethical management of data, including managing the data lifecycle and massive cloud-based data resources.

You have the option to customize your degree with a specialization in:

Data fuels demand for analysis

The expanding role of big data has spurred a revolution in how we make sense of the world—and created demand for professionals who can take information to the next level. By earning this degree combination, you’ll have the skills for jobs such as:

How it works

You’ll apply for the accelerated program in the sixth semester of your B.S. or when you have successfully completed your first five semesters—75 credit hours—with a cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher. The School of Informatics and Computing will waive all application fees.

Bachelor and master degrees are conferred independently.

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