Information Science and Data Analytics, BS

Develop a deep understanding of how to solve problems and build connections between data, technology, and people through our renowned data science program.

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Program Information

Next Start

August 2024

Program Format

16-week courses, fall and spring terms

Program Length

2 or 3 years, 60 units

Cost Per Unit

$475 · Financial aid and scholarships available

Application Deadline

July 15 for Fall · November 15 for Spring

Advance Your Career with our Info Science and Data Analytics Degree

Information science and data analytics provides a foundation in the analysis, management, and interpretation of data, which are skills that are in demand at companies like Amazon, Adobe, Cisco, Google, Tesla, and many more. By learning how to utilize data to make informed decisions about creating, replacing, improving, or understanding information systems, data science majors tend to have high average earnings from careers in engineering, finance, information technology, research, sales, and beyond.

Our online Information Science and Data Analytics program is taught by our renowned SJSU faculty in collaboration with expert instructional designers. When you complete this program, you will earn the same quality degree as all of our SJSU graduates and have the same opportunity to proudly cross the stage during your SJSU commencement ceremony.

Admissions Requirements

Applicants to all SJSU Online programs must fulfill our general SJSU Online requirements. To view the program's courses, roadmap, and more, visit the Information Science and Data Analytics, BS catalog webpage.

While our program allows out-of-state and international students to enroll and participate in courses remotely, please note that international students studying through our online program are not eligible to apply for an I-20 or a student visa. As you enjoy the flexibility of our online courses, please ensure you comply with your respective state or country's regulations regarding online education.

This 2-year, 60-unit program is intended for those who have already completed some college and would like to finish their bachelor's degree. If you are interested in SJSU's 4-year, 120-unit BS in Information Science and Data Analytics instead, please visit the SJSU School of Information website.

Valuable Learning Experiences

Our program features courses in data science, cybersecurity, and user experience design as well as emerging topics such as big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and AR/VR. Completing our program will enhance your ability to:

  • Identify user-centric information and data needs of diverse populations.
  • Demonstrate professional and ethical responsibility in data ownership.
  • Understand how people from diverse backgrounds and cultures interact with technology and with each other in technological contexts.

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What can you do with an Information Science and Data Analytics degree?

As a graduate of our bachelor’s program, you will have knowledge of software principles and practices, programming concepts and techniques, data structures, and system development methods and practices. With this knowledge and skill set, you will be prepared for a career in data analytics, database administration, UX/UI, technology development, digital curation, cybersecurity, web content and development, and information architecture.

Data Scientists in the Bay Area earn an average annual salary of $128,000 and an upper range of $211,000, according to Glassdoor.

Take a look at some of the top sectors, top companies, and examples of job titles of our alumni, according to LinkedIn.

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Reuel Evangelista
Reuel EvangelistaEnrollment Counselor

Learn More About Our 2-Year Information Science and Data Analytics Program

Contact Enrollment Counselor Reuel Evangelista to discuss your goals and questions.

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