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Data Science Degree


Degrees Available: Bachelor of Science

Gain the technical skills, in-depth knowledge and ethically informed perspective you need. Make an impact in fields ranging from business to bioinformatics to public policy.

Data scientists are creating new knowledge every day. They’re analyzing cultural trends on Instagram. Tracking the spread of diseases in real time. Developing algorithms to improve the gaming experience. Leveraging satellite images to promote sustainable practices.

Willamette will prepare you to excel in this rapidly growing field. You'll learn from professors who are experts in computer science, math, statistics, and the social and natural sciences. You'll discover how to communicate your findings in ways that are clear and persuasive. You'll gain invaluable experience in an internship or a research project connecting your studies to real-world data and organizations.

Regardless of your career path, you'll generate insights that benefit organizations, inspire policymakers and enhance our understanding of the world.

Featured Alumni

Data Science

Scott Richer ’21

  • Data scientist at Activision
  • Conducts A/B testing to understand user behavior in the Call of Duty mobile game
  • Connections at Willamette led to first job that opened doors to Activision
Data Science

Minh Phan MBA '17

  • Behavioral health data scientist for King County, Washington
  • Involved in the Practical Application for Careers and Enterprise program
  • Interned at the State of Oregon Enterprise Technology Services department
Data Science

Tommy Kawamura '14

  • Works with data for advance scouting role with Houston Astros
  • Interned at Sports Info Solutions and New York Mets
  • Taught at Willamette’s baseball camp and assisted with athletic events during undergrad.
Willamette University

Data Science

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.