Information Science and Data Analytics, BS

The world needs leaders who are passionate about solving problems and building connections between data, technology, and people. Our online Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Data Analytics (BSISDA) will prepare you with the skills to meet this need, and use them for social good.

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Program Summary


Bachelor of Science

Program Length

2 or 3 years

Program Units


Cost Per Unit

$450 · Financial aid and scholarships available

Application Deadline

April 1 for Fall 2023

Become a Data-Driven Decision Maker

Information science and data analytics focuses on the analysis, management, and interpretation of data to make informed decisions about creating, replacing, improving, or understanding information systems.

Quality Bachelor's Degree

Our Bachelor’s in Information Science and Data Analytics is located in our award-winning SJSU School of Information. The courses are designed and taught by our renowned SJSU faculty, which means that you will earn the same quality degree as all of our SJSU graduates and have the same opportunity to proudly cross the stage during your SJSU commencement ceremony.

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Convenient Program Structure

We know that you're balancing several priorities, so we've designed this program to provide you with the flexibility you need to complete your bachelor's degree.

  • Apply for a fall semester start.

  • Enroll in classes during the fall and spring semesters to complete your degree in two or three years.

  • Participate in classes on your own time.

  • Learn from your faculty and classmates on a flexible, self-paced schedule.

Our Admissions

Valuable Learning Experiences

Our program features courses in data science, cybersecurity, and user experience design as well as emerging topics such as big data, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and AR/VR. These experiences will enhance your ability to:

  • Apply information and data science concepts and methods.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the data lifecycle.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility in data ownership.

  • Demonstrate an ability to identify user-centric information and data needs of diverse populations.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how people from diverse backgrounds and cultures interact with technology and with each other in technological contexts.

Diverse Career Outcomes

Completing this program will prepare you for a wide range of careers that include industry, research, academic, and government roles in analytics, visualization, business intelligence, privacy, cybersecurity, user experience, digital curation, digital assets management, knowledge management, information architecture, health care, education, and emerging technologies.

More Career Outcomes

With SJSU Online, you can – and you will.

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Apply to Begin Fall 2023

Our admissions cycle for the Fall 2023 term is open until April 1, 2023. Complete your application via the Cal State Apply website.

Career Possibilities

As a graduate of our bachelor’s program, you will have knowledge of software principles and practices, programming concepts and techniques, data structures, and system development methods and practices. With this knowledge and skill set, you will be prepared for a career in data analytics, database administration, UX/UI, technology development, digital curation, cybersecurity, web content and development, and information architecture. Take a look at some of the top sectors, top companies, and examples of job titles of our alumni, according to LinkedIn.

Top Sectors

  • Administration

  • Business development

  • Education

  • Engineering

  • Finance

  • Information technology

  • Marketing

  • Operations

  • Research

  • Sales

Top Companies

  • Amazon

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

  • Apple

  • Applied Materials

  • Cisco

  • County of Santa Clara

  • Google

  • Kaiser Permanente

  • SJSU

  • Tesla

Job Titles

  • Data analyst

  • Data scientist

  • Diversity and inclusion advocate

  • Finance consultant

  • Quality assurance analyst

  • Software development engineer

  • Technical recruiter

Join our Spartan Alumni Network

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By completing your bachelor's degree with SJSU Online, you will also become part of our extensive network of more than 275,000 SJSU alumni who are located throughout the Bay Area, across the United States, and around the world. According to LinkedIn, more than 550 of those alumni have studied data analytics.

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Alexa Lopez
Alexa LopezRecruitment Coordinator

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