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Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Mathematics, Statistics and Data Science -
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We offer a wide range of online courses and even an online Associates Degree in Data Science and Graduate Certificate in Data Science.

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Our Jacks LeaP program offers free, individualized assistance in preparing for your first math class. It can even help you improve your first math course placement!

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Pursue your Bachelor's Degree and get a Masters in Mathematics, Statistics or Data Science in one additional year of study.

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Graduate Math Students ranks SDSU No. 2 for best master's data science degrees

South Dakota State University was ranked No. 2 in’s rankings for Best Master’s in Data Science Degree Programs of 2022. In addition, SDSU was cited for having the best online program.
Owen Fink received the top prize at the 2021 SDSU Data Science Camp

Fink receives top prize at SDSU Data Science Camp

Owen Fink, a student at Bridgewater-Emery High School, received the top award at the 2021 South Dakota State University’s Data Science Camp, which ended Thursday. Fifteen students from grades 8-12 attended the four-day camp where students learned various programming skills to analyze data. Fink’s presentation title was “Rapid neurogenesis through transcriptional activation in human stem cells” where he analyzed gene expression data. Other students presented on data analysis of college admissions and global terrorism.