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Discover Applied Data Sciences

Sean shares what it is like to be an undergraduate student majoring in Applied Data Sciences. Watch his video now.

Interpret data to make smarter business decisions icon
Interpret data to make
smarter business decisions

Analyze data to find patterns and trends icon
Analyze data to find
patterns and trends

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Leverage information to
improve society

Hear from our students

The College of IST students are driven to solve problems that impact everyday lives where Information, technology, and people intersect. Through our unique curriculum and focus on real-world applications, our graduates are prepared to meet the greatest challenges of the information age.

Do you like to:

  • Think creatively and critically to solve problems?
  • Use proven data to make better decisions?
  • Look at problems from diverse perspectives?

Gain skills like:

  • Gathering, cleaning, and interpreting data
  • Machine Learning
  • Data mining
  • Data visualization

Grow your knowledge in:

  • Relational databases
  • Algorithmic analysis
  • Analyzing emerging trends

Why Applied Data Sciences?

“Data science has a future. There will be larger and larger data sets for businesses to take advantage of. The future is there.”

James Wang
Professor, Information Sciences and Technology

 
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Why Major in Data Sciences?