Data Science at Lakeland University

Predicting the Future

Organizations are increasingly seeking graduates who possess the skills to enhance their predictive capabilities and mitigate risks effectively. With a Data Science degree from Lakeland University, you'll be equipped to meet these demands head-on.

Data analysis applies to a world that goes beyond business decisions. It affects everything around us. It shapes policy, enriches storytelling, and drives informed decision-making. Through our Data Science program, students will master the art of utilizing data to address pivotal questions and glean insights around everything from customer behavior, predictive analytics, pricing and payment optimization, historical performance, workflow automation ... and so much more! 

Gain the expertise to navigate the data-driven landscape and make a meaningful impact by purusing a Data Science degree at Lakeland University! 

An Immersive Major

Highly Sought-After Program

Lakeland University's Bachelor of Science in Data Science meets the needs of students and employers.

This program is highly sought-after by regional employers and will immerse students across the fields of technology, programming, statistics and data analysis, and visualization.

Data Science will prepare students to design, develop, implement, and operate complex processes and systems. 

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Choose From One Of Three Areas Of Emphases:

Business Analysis Financial Analysis  |  Operations Analysis

Big Data. Data Science

Complex Systems & Processes

A Growing Industry

The workforce for graduates of this program is bright.

  • Wisconsin's Workforce and Labor Market Information System notes that operations research analyst is the fastest growing job market in the state, and is growing faster in Wisconsin than nationally.
  • Wisconsin ranks second in the nation, behind only Indiana, in the percentage of earnings and employees that work in manufacturing according to the U.S. Department of Commerce, Economics and Statistics. Sheboygan County ranks 25th (out of more than 3,000 counties) in the nation in the percentage of total earnings due to manufacturing.

Learning Outcomes

Data Science at Lakeland University

Students who have successfully completed a B.S. in Data Science from Lakeland University will be able to:

  • Create computer code (programming).
  • Clean and organize data (data wrangling).
  • Create data visualizations.
  • Communicate findings to various stakeholders.
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Experiential Education

Real-World Experience

Traditional Students (Main Campus): Lakeland's Cooperative Education program will provide 12-18 months of full-time work experience, academic credit for their work, and a combination of scholarships and wages that will significantly reduce or eliminate post-graduation debt.

Evening/Online (Adult): Earn academic credit toward your degree on the job – without stepping footing a traditional classroom! Whether it’s projects you’re already doing or much-needed tasks your boss doesn’t have time for – only Lakeland lets you earn academic credit for real-time work projects.

Experiential Education

Does Data Science interest you? Contact Lakeland University for more information.

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