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Data Science Major - Mathematical Data Science Track

It’s not just about the numbers. Data science, the study of how to extract meaning from data, is a growing field that can provide students with exciting and rewarding career paths, with opportunities for advanced study in various disciplines. Data scientists can help address the pressing concerns of modern society, including those in health care, sustainability, security, equity and economics – all through data analysis. With our data science program, you won’t just be a cog in a machine, you’ll be a pivotal part of our society’s future.

Why Choose the Mathematical Data Science Program at Salisbury University?

Learn modern mathematical and statistical methods of data analysis and recognition of structures, and acquire tools from computer science to transform these methods into algorithms.

Careers for Mathematical Data Science Program Graduates

What jobs can the Mathematical Data Science Program get you within the data science major get? Good news: Graduates with a degree in data science are in high demand! Currently, there is a data scientist shortage both globally and locally on the Eastern Shore, and it is estimated that in coming years, there will be more than three million job postings in data science. With a data science degree from SU, you could pursue any of the following lucrative careers:

  • Business intelligence developer
  • Data engineer
  • Data mining specialist
  • Enterprise architect
  • Financial analyst
  • Machine learning engineer
  • Marketing analyst
  • Statistician