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Department of Mathematics & Statistics

SDSU's MS in Data Science program has been ranked the Most Affordable Master's in Data Science program in the nation by leading data science website
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Majors and Courses To Prepare You For Top Rated Careers...

Math and Data Science Majors are in demand for nationally-top-rated careers year after year after year after year after year after year, and the SDSU Math/Stat Department is among the very best at preparing students for these top-rated careers.  Our graduates find great careers in business, industry, research, government, and teaching, working in areas such as actuarial science, finance, health care, precision agriculture, national security, public policy formulation, social media, and many others.

...Taught by Caring, Student-Centered Professors!

It's important that your professors know and care about you as an individual, and that's what you'll find in our department. Listen to what SDSU Math/Data Science double major Alex Denevan has to say about this here.

Major in Mathematics OR Data Science, or Even Double Major!

We offer both the Bachelor's of Science in Mathematics AND the Bachelor's of Science in Data Science, as well as the online Associate of Science in Data Science.  In addition to mathematics or data science, you can specialize in:

  • Actuarial and Financial Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education

Accelerated Masters Degree Completion

In most cases, it is possible to complete a master's degree in either mathematics, statistics, or data science in one year of study beyond completion of the bachelors.

Online Course, Program, and Dual Credit Opportunities

We offer a wide range of online courses on a regular schedule, most of which are suitable for high school dual credit.  An entire A.S. in Data Science is available online, as is our Graduate Certificate in Data Science!