One of the fastest-growing careers in America

Data science occupations are expected to grow by more than 30% over the next 10 years. Pacific’s new Bachelor of Science in data science program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to propel your career forward in our increasingly data-driven world. Skilled data science professionals are in demand across industries, ensuring diverse job opportunities and increased earning potential.

Our program is unique because of Pacific’s humanistic and interdisciplinary approach to data science, bringing together coursework from many disciplines to emphasize data management, visualization and digital storytelling skills to solve complex problems through data across industries.

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There is a strong demand for data science jobs. In addition to being one of the fastest-growing occupations with a projected growth of 34% over the next 10 years, you’ll graduate with the skills needed to be the data-driven leader that employers seek.

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Data science professionals are among the highest paid tech professionals. This earning potential, job satisfaction and openings is why data science is ranked as one of the best jobs in America.

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As a data science professional from Pacific, you are prepared with the resources needed to remain relevant in a rapidly evolving, data-driven world. At Pacific, you will be taught the technical skills you need to conduct data analysis, as well as clearly communicating data-driven solutions to complex problems. 

Why Data Science?

A degree in data science offers significant benefits for a successful career:

  1. High demand: Skilled data professionals are in demand across industries, ensuring job opportunities across many fields.
  2. Increased earnings: Enhance your earning potential as data scientists are among the highest-paid tech professionals.
  3. Future-proof career: The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that there are nearly 4.8 million jobs in the data science field, with more than 500,000 job openings a year. Data science skills continue to fuel the rapidly evolving data-driven world.
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Interdisciplinary focus

Pacific differentiates itself from other data science programs as an applied major that emphasizes the data visualization and storytelling skills needed to solve complex problems through data across industries. Our innovative curriculum includes coursework in economics, graphic design, business, ethics and other liberal arts disciplines to complement your technical knowledge. 

Personalized academic experience

We offer four tracks for students to choose from based on their academic interests and career goals: Data Engineering, Using Data for Decision-making, Storytelling with Data and Predictive Modeling with Machine Learning. All four tracks are designed with an option for students who would like to combine data science with a second major.

Capstone project

Our program also includes a capstone project, where students apply their data science knowledge to a real-world learning experience. We’ll help you secure internships opportunities in the private sector, design projects analyzing data here at Pacific, or apply your data science skills to nonprofit work and serve your community. Your capstone project will help you gain professional experience that will help you stand out and secure job opportunities.  

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3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211