Data Science, Bachelor | Online (optional) | South Dakota State University | Brookings, United States
24 months
Duration
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
376 USD/credit 11280 USD/year
259 USD/credit 7770 USD/year
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Data analyst, data scientist, actuary, statistician, financial/business analyst, risk analyst, credit analyst– the list of great careers for data science is long and growing. The Data Science program at South Dakota State University prepares students to use the power of data to help organizations of all sorts and society as a whole to make better decisions.

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Overview

Students learn to use mathematics, statistics and computational tools to analyze data and learn to communicate the results of their analysis in order to produce the greatest positive impact. Based on the courses completed, the Data Science major will allow students to transfer 60 credits of coursework towards the B.S. in Data Science, B.S. in Mathematics with Data Science Specialization, or many bachelor's degree programs in the applied, social, or natural sciences that can be enhanced by additional data science focus. Graduates of the Data Science program at South Dakota State University  are also prepared for such jobs as statistical programmers, data managers, data analyst, and financial/business/credit analyst.

This program will be a good fit if you:

  • Are an analytical, logical thinker
  • Are curious and enjoy solving problems
  • Enjoy an intellectual challenge
  • Want your work to make a difference
  • Want to be valuable to a wide range of potential employers

Career Opportunities

  • Data analyst
  • Statistical programmer
  • Statistical assistant
  • Financial/business/credit analyst
  • Project coordinator

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Linear Algebra and Proof 
  • Data Science
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Statistical Methods
  • Calculus
  • Computer Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
44
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Credits

60 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.6

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
5.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
44
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
61

Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to SDSU, we look for one of the following academic achievements:

  • An ACT composite score or ACT superscore of 18 or SAT Math and Reading/Writing subscore total of 970 or
  • Level 3 or higher on Math and English Language Arts Smarter Balance Assessment or
  • A high school cumulative GPA of 2.6 or higher or
  • A ranking in the top 60 percent of graduating class.

Students should also complete the following core courses with a “C” average or above:

  • 4 years of English (or ACT English subscore of 18 or above).
  • 3 years of advanced math—Algebra I and higher (or ACT math subscore of 20).
  • 3 years of laboratory science (or ACT science reasoning subscore of 17).
  • 3 years of social science (or ACT reading subscore of 17).
  • 1 year of fine arts (or AP Fine Arts score of 3 or above) Includes vocal, instrumental and studio arts.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 376 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    7770 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 259 USD per credit during 24 months.

$354.75 - Online tuition 

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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