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B.S. in Computer Science: Data Science Cognate

Data Science Residential Program

Prepare for your future career in data science with a B.S. in Computer Science: Data Science from Liberty University. The profession of data science can lead to a multi-discipline career that incorporates the following:

  • Data and information
  • Statistics and mathematics
  • Modeling and analytics for forecasting and inference
  • Computer science for data access, protection, and management

Our B.S. in Computer Science: Data Science cognate approaches this field of study from a computing technologies perspective. You will find this an ideal program of study if you enjoy discovering hidden information, knowledge, and wisdom in an expanding collection of information commonly called “big data.”

Study in classrooms led by professors who are experienced in their field and dedicated to their Christian faith. Develop your understanding of the professional, ethical, legal, security and social responsibilities of the computer science field as you get ready to enter the workforce or pursue a graduate degree.


Academic Information for This Degree With a Data Science Cognate

Credit Hours

120 credit hours

Residential Program of Study

Computer Science (B.S.) – Data Science – Resident

Admission Requirements

View Liberty’s undergraduate admissions requirements

Featured Data Science Courses

  • Python and R for Data Science (CSCN 321)
  • Data Engineering (CSCN 322)
  • Data Visualization (CSCN 323)
  • Applied Machine Learning (CSCN 421)
  • Artificial Intelligence (CSCN 422)

Start Your Career in Data Science


Computer Science Career Opportunities

  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Strategic Analytics
  • Data Architect
  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Forecaster
  • Data Engineer
  • Statistical Analyst
  • Marketing Scientist
  • Data Modeler
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