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Data Science

Data Science at Misericordia

The Misericordia University Data Science program provides our students with the opportunity to explore, sort and analyze large data sets from various sources to address the analytical and data-centric needs of a modern workforce.

This is a project-based program that not only teaches you the exact skills employers are looking for, but also gives you real, hands-on experience that will help you in your career. The best part? Doing it here at MU lets you build a fantastic professional network at a small campus you’ll love.

Misericordia University, in a partnership with LCM Consortium and Rize Education, offer the B.S. in Data Science to provide students with expertise in high-growth areas in which employers are searching for talent.

What is Data Science anyway?

Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to extract knowledge and insights from noisy, structured, and unstructured data, and apply knowledge and actionable insights from data across a broad range of application domains.

Common Jobs for Data Science Degree Holders

Data Science Graduates are in Huge Demand

Data Scientist: $117,212 per year

Statistician: $88,989

Data Analyst: $67,517

Statistical Analyst: $78,276

Data Science Python and SQL

In Demand in Every Industry

One Major, Any Industry

Data Science offers students the opportunity to pursue a wide range of careers in business, finance, and healthcare as Data Analysts, Operations Research Analysts, and Data Engineers, to name a few.

Numbers You Need to Know


Average Data Scientist salary


Organizations are now investing in AI or Big Data

28%Data Science Growth Rate through 2026

0 - 5 years

Experience required to get a job in the field

Top 8
In-Demand Degree for 2022 according to College Consensus

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Most in-demand skillsets across industries


Steven Tedford

Steven Tedford, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics and Director of Statistics
Department Chair