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Bachelor of Science in Applied Data and Information Science

Manage the data (or it may manage you)

It takes extreme skills to tame the relentless flow of information generated in the Digital Age. Learn to harness the power of the information stream and navigate big data.

Tap into data’s amazing potential for knowledge when you earn our bachelor’s degree in Applied Data and Information Science.


You can graduate with essential skills to navigate a world that runs on data.


Annual median wage for data warehousing specialists, per O*NET

Meet the evolving needs of employers in a data-driven world. The demand for data and information science professionals is growing – get ready to put your skills to work.

Careers in Applied Data and Information Science

Jacob Gerber

Jacob Gerber

Alumnus, Informatics/AIS
Noblesville, IN

Associate Business Intelligence Consultant at KSM Consulting

The AIS degree really helped open my eyes to the many different facets of data and allowed me to better use data like the business asset that it is.

Woman standing in front of smart refrigerator in a kitchen, manipulating images on a large touch screen.Your phone, your car – maybe even your fridge–collect data nonstop.

Businesses are eager to realize the potential of data at extreme scale.

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Specialize in what interests you

Applied Data Science

Develop math and tech skills to analyze complex data sets and solve real-world problems. Study analytics, cloud computing, and information infrastructure. Learn to design algorithms and make decisions effectively, using big data insights.

View the Applied Data Science Plan of Study

Applied Information Science

Develops skills to organize, access, and manage datasets. Study data curation and management, data archives, and data organization. Explore the societal impact of data work to responsibly manage the data we create every day.

View the Applied Information Science Plan of Study

Earn two degrees in five years

You can save time and money by earning a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in just five years. The Applied Data and Information Science program provides a path to accelerated graduate studies. Earn a bachelor of science degree in Applied Data and Information Science and a master’s degree in:

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