Data Analytics

Bachelor of Science | College of Science and Health Professions
Edinboro University

Turn big data into a meaningful career with Data Analytics.

Big data is big business. Nearly every industry in the world today relies on tech-savvy individuals to capture and analyze data. Yet, there is a shortage of data scientists. Experts estimate a need for 140,000-190,000 qualified employees within the next few years to meet the growing needs of business.

The Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics program at Edinboro will put you in the driver’s seat to succeed in this high-paying, high-value profession.

Our multidisciplinary curriculum is based on mathematics, computer science and statistics. You’ll be taught in small classes by full-time faculty members who care about your progress. They’ll teach you the latest technologies, including Excel, Python and R, and will help you build the analytical and communications skills that are so important in the workplace.

Expert Faculty

Accomplished faculty instruct, guide, and inspire Edinboro students to achieve and lead. EU faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and creating a personal and engaging academic environment.

Experiential Learning

The Edinboro experience extends well beyond the classroom. EU students prepare for careers and life through opportunities for hands-on learning, collaborative research with faculty, global travel, and internships.

Modern Facilities

Fighting Scots live, work, and play in state-of-the-art facilities on EU’s picturesque 585-acre campus. Located just 20 miles south of Erie, Pennsylvania’s fourth-largest city, Edinboro is bustling with exciting activities.

Enjoy a high-paying, satisfying career.

According to, Data Scientist is currently the #5 best job in the country, with a high median salary and a projected job growth of about 16%.

One of only a few undergraduate programs of its kind.

You don’t need a master's degree to find employment in this growing and valuable field. The Bachelor of Science in Data Analytics at Edinboro University will get you there. Here’s why:

The program is built on Edinboro’s strong reputation in Mathematics and Computer Science.

Interdisciplinary faculty bring unique knowledge and skills to the classroom.

Coursework includes advanced spreadsheets, data science tools, applied scientific programming and machine learning.

Data science internship and capstone project provide in-depth, real-world experience.

Many industries in surrounding cities of Erie, Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Cleveland are interested in students with this background.

Explore the possibilities.

You can choose Data Analytics as a minor or combine it with a number of Liberal Arts majors to earn a dual degree. You will have the scientific and analytical skills you need to go on to pursue an advanced degree or to immediately join in the workforce. Data scientists are in high demand in a variety of fields including:

Software development

Insurance and banking


Consumer product development

Scientific research


Government agencies


Prepare for a rewarding career.


Dr. Anne Quinn, Department Chair
Phone: 814.732.2760

Edinboro University

219 Meadville St, Edinboro, PA 16444
Phone: 814.732.2000