Health data science is a burgeoning, interdisciplinary field requiring a diverse set of skills to extract knowledge and insights from data. Health data scientists will be at the center of an estimated $300 billion value added to the American health sector annually by big data and analytics.
The Bachelor of Science in Health Data Science features an interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates biostatistics, computer science and informatics that will create an attractive package for employers working with health data locally, nationally and internationally. Students will receive either a minor in computer science from the Department of Computer and Information Science, or a minor in Informatics from the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI.
The BS in Health Data Science will be a 120 credit program with:
- 30 credits of General Education courses
- 30 credits of preparatory classes
- 30 credits in the major
- 30 credits of electives