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Combined Degree: Statistics, B.S. and Data Science and Analytics, M.S.

Grand Valley State University combined degree programs offer students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals. Pursuing a combined degree program can reduce the cost and total time required to complete both a bachelor's and a master's degree.


10%
National Job Growth

Job opportunities in the data science field are expected to grow 10% in the U.S. by 2026.

8%
Michigan Job Growth

Job opportunities in the data science field are expected to grow 8% in Michigan by 2026.

Less Money. Less Time.

Less money. Less time. Combined degree programs offer students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals.


Source: EMSI, 2022

Program Overview

The statistics major provides students with the skills to make important advances in scientific research and data science by using their quantitative abilities, statistical knowledge, computing, and communication skills. The data science and analytics degree provides students with the fundamental analytics background necessary to work with big and complex data sets in any discipline.

This combined degree has applications to health, social, political, and environmental issues as science and technology disciplines. It provides training in key technical areas while also developing business and communication skills.

Qualified undergraduates may be admitted to the program and obtain both the B.S. in statistics and M.S. in data science and analytics within the accelerated time frame. Students apply during their second academic year. Application requirements include:

Why Pursue a Combined Degree at Grand Valley?

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