Information Science and Data Analytics, BS

Develop a deep understanding of how to solve problems and build connections between data, technology, and people.

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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

$450 · Financial aid and scholarships available

Application Deadline

July 15 for Fall

Become a Data-Driven Decision Maker

Information science and data analytics focuses on the analysis, management, and interpretation of data to make informed decisions about creating, replacing, improving, or understanding information systems.

Our Bachelor’s in Information Science and Data Analytics is located in our award-winning SJSU School of Information. The courses are designed and taught by our renowned SJSU faculty, which means that 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.

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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Advance Your Career

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 $131,000 and an upper range of $271,000, 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.

Top Sectors

  • Administration

  • Business development

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • Finance

  • Information technology

  • Marketing

  • Operations

  • Research

  • Sales

Top Companies

  • Amazon

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Apple

  • Applied Materials

  • Cisco

  • County of Santa Clara

  • Google

  • Kaiser Permanente

  • SJSU

  • Tesla

Job Titles

  • Data analyst

  • Data scientist

  • Diversity and inclusion advocate

  • Finance consultant

  • Quality assurance analyst

  • Software development engineer

  • Technical recruiter

Reuel Evangelista
Reuel EvangelistaEnrollment Counselor

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

Schedule an appointment with Enrollment Counselor Reuel Evangelista to discuss your goals and questions or request more information via email.

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Join us virtually to learn more about how our online Information Science and Data Analytics degree-completion program can transform your life!

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