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Data Science B.S. Handout

Data Science

What can I do with this major?

Related Career Titles
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Possible Position Titles

  • Data Scientist
  • Business Intelligence
  • Statistician
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Mining Specialist/Analyst
  • Database Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Program Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Clinical Data Analyst
  • Statistical Analyst


  • Bioinformatics
  • E-commerce
  • Finance
  • Government Agencies
  • Healthcare
  • Education
  • Insurance
  • Information Technologies
  • Retail/Trade
  • Robotics/Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications
  • Utilities


Professional Organizations
Affiliate yourself with groups to network and learn about the field:

  • Mathematical Association of America , UHD Chapter
  • American Statistical Association, Houston area Chapter
  • Houston Data Management Association
  • American Statistical Association
  • Data Management Association International (DAMA)
  • Data Science Association
  • Digital Analytics Association

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Community Partnerships

Research local organizations offering internships to students pursuing Data Science, Mathematics or Statistics.

For students currently employed, consider opportunities within your organization or business by approaching your employer directly.


What is a Bachelor in Data Science?

The Bachelor of Science in Data Science at UHD is an inter-disciplinary degree built on a foundation of mathematics, statistics, and programming. It will prepare students for careers in which extracting meaningful and actionable intelligence from data is vital. Students in this program will learn to: gather, prepare, and explore data; represent and transform data; compute and model with data; make scientific, informed, and ethically sound decisions using data; and visualize and present data to both general and expert audiences. The transferrable nature of these skills will qualify you to work in practically any industry!