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Data Science

American Public University

2 months
285 USD/credit
285 USD/credit
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Gain technical depth in the study of data science to apply across fields including business, finance, engineering, healthcare, and the physical and social sciences with this Data Science BSc from the American Public University (APU).


Course Details

This Data Science BSc from the American Public University (APU) covers the foundations of data science, progressing through more challenging tools, techniques, and methods. You learn to recognize data requirements and build your capacity to efficiently collect and organize data from various sources.  

Through project-based coursework, you learn how to deliver reproducible data analyses and solutions. You also become proficient in telling the data story using data visualization tools. APU’s data science bachelor's program thoroughly explores the ethical, privacy, and security considerations in data collection and analyses.  

Students must choose a concentration for this degree program:

  • Business Intelligence 
  • Deep Learning 
  • Flex 

What You Will Do

  • Recognize requirements for data and efficiently collect and organize it
  • Determine the best way to conduct an analysis for a specific situation and its data and evaluate all aspects of the results
  • Deliver reproducible analyses and results
  • Communicate all aspects of an analysis and its results to technical or non-technical audiences
  • Explain the ethical, privacy, and security issues related to data science analyses and communication

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Methods and Coding
  • Analytical Methods
  • Data Science
  • Exploratory Data Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Discrete Mathematics

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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120 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have completed preparation in mathematics equivalent to pre-calculus or higher. A review of high school or college transcripts showing completion of this requirement will be conducted during the admission process.
  • All APU undergraduate programs require a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent (i.e., GED).
  • Please read all undergraduate admission requirements before applying to this program and be prepared to submit the required documentation.
  • There is no fee to complete the APU admission application.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.
  • National

    285 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 285 USD per credit during 2 months.

$250 with military grant


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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