Thomas Edison State University has partnered with The Institute of Statistics Education at Statistics.com to offer a Bachelor of Science degree in Data Science and Analytics that works around the unique needs of working adults. The program can be completed entirely online using a combination of Thomas Edison State University online courses, exams and other credit-earning options and online courses in data science and analytics provided by Statistics.com, which have been evaluated and recommended for credit by the American Council on Education’s (ACE) College Credit Recommendation Service (CREDIT®). Credits earned by successfully completing the Statistics.com courses identified for the degree will fulfill the area of study requirements of the program. Data Science is an interdisciplinary field that incorporates computer science, statistics and mathematical modeling, and has applications in business, government, the life sciences, social sciences and many other areas. Data Analytics is a subset of data science and focuses on how data can be effectively analyzed and used to rigorously support insight and decision-making.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
- Utilize key technologies in data science and analytics, including data mining, machine learning, visualization techniques, predictive modeling and statistics
- Apply knowledge of statistical data analysis and quantitative modeling techniques to solve real world problems
A high school diploma or GED is required.
School Accreditation Statement
Middle States Commission on Higher Education