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Bachelor's in Business Data Science

Help shape the future in this exciting, emerging career field!

Business data science is an in-demand multi-disciplinary career field that combines a range of skills that include analyzing large amounts of data, data mining, and programming skills, along with cutting-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence. A wide range of organizations depend on skilled professionals to help make crucial decisions and predictions.

One of the few programs of its kind in the area, the Berkeley College Business Data Science Bachelor's degree program focuses on technologically advanced and rigorous data science and AI curricula with an innovative application-focused business core that includes solid math training. Additional courses deal with ethics, science, creativity, and communication skills for a well-rounded education that can prepare you to enter the field in a range of roles. The program offers two areas of concentration:

Business Analytics, which can prepare you for careers such as:

  • BI Developer
  • Management/Business Analyst
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Operation Research Analyst
  • CIS Analyst

Artificial Intelligence, which can prepare you for careers such as:

  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Statistician/Mathematician
  • Software/Application Developer

Program Location: 

Business Data Science Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) is offered in: Woodland Park, Online

The Business Data Science program is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2020 semester.

Upcoming Event:

Berkeley Hackathon: A Business, Data, and AI-focused Event

Saturday, June 6, 2020
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Berkeley College Woodland Park Campus
44 Rifle Camp Road
Woodland Park, NJ 07424

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Faculty Testimonial

“The amount of data in the world is growing at an exponential rate. At this point, data science and artificial intelligence [AI] talent and skillsets are becoming increasingly crucial in enabling the next wave of digital disruption. Companies are finding it hard to recruit people who have thorough technical competence in these fields, and at the same time possess business acumen, integrity, and emotional maturity. That is where Berkeley College’s new program in B.S. in Business Data Science can help.”

-Darshan Desai, Ph.D.
Professor, Berkeley College Larry L. Luing School of Business®

Here’s what sets the Berkeley College Business Data Science program apart:

  • You’ll learn in small classes with personal attention from instructors with professional experience with the in-demand skills required for this cutting-edge field
  • A focus on applying knowledge gained from the program to real-world business issues
  • An emphasis on critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills
  • You may have the opportunity to participate in an internship or job-related assignment for a valuable learning experience
  • You’ll have exceptional networking opportunities through faculty and alumni connections

Frequently Asked Questions: Business Data Science


The Berkeley College Business Data Science Bachelor’s degree program focuses on technologically advanced and rigorous data science and AI curricula with an innovative application-focused business core that includes solid math training. Additional courses deal with ethics, science, creativity, and communication skills for a well-rounded education that can prepare you to enter the field in a range of roles. The program offers concentrations in Business Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

Since Berkeley maintains a rolling admissions policy, students are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The Committee on Admissions notifies applicants of a decision as soon as all credentials have been evaluated.

For further questions about the enrollment process, call Admissions to schedule an appointment with an associate.

No. The Business Data Science program is only offered at the Woodland Park campus and at Berkeley College Online®.

The College considers students for admission to degree and certificate programs on the basis of future potential, the motivation and interest to succeed in a chosen profession, and past academic achievement.

Graduation from high school or the equivalent is a basic requirement for admission to degree and certificate programs. In evaluating candidates, the Committee on Admissions takes into consideration your individual interests, your motivation to succeed in a chosen profession, and prior academic achievement. Basic requirements for admission include graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent and an entrance exam or SAT/ACT scores. Applicants to the School of Health Studies, Business Data Science program, and National Security program have additional requirements. Documentation of successful completion of high school or the equivalent must be submitted to the College prior to starting classes. 

A personal interview is strongly recommended. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Director of Admissions at the campus of their choice to arrange for an appointment with an Admissions Associate. For further information, students may also call the College at 866-317-6087 ext. WC1 or email info@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

The Berkeley College Business Data Science Bachelor’s degree program can prepare you to enter the field in a wide range of roles.

A concentration in Business Analytics can prepare you for careers such as:

  • BI Developer
  • Management/Business Analyst
  • Information Systems Analyst
  • Operation Research Analyst
  • CIS Analyst 

A concentration in Artificial Intelligence can prepare you for careers such as:

  • Data Scientist
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Statistician/Mathematician
  • Software/Application Developer

As the amount of data in the world is growing at an exponential rate, data science, and artificial intelligence (AI) are becoming crucial in enabling the next wave of digital disruption in the business world. In response to the recent technology breakthrough on data science and AI, it is clear that the way we live, work, build products and services, create customer experiences, and manage businesses is transforming. As AI algorithms and machines are becoming coworkers of humans, the composition of the workforce and the skills in demand are changing massively. Businesses, organizations, and members of the workforce need to acquire the skills in leveraging rapidly growing volumes of data to effectively collaborate with AI algorithms and machines in such a way that both, humans and machines, can bring the best in the workplace. With these rapidly evolving changes, this field is becoming increasingly relevant and we need proactive investments in developing skilled talent to stay ahead of the curve.

Berkeley College faculty members have years of industry experience implementing data-focused projects, along with academic and industry research in enterprise systems, CRM, analytics, and data science. In addition to technological competence, Berkeley professors bring expertise in academic program management, curriculum development, building outreach networks, and passion for applied learning.

Learning data science is not just about memorizing commands or solving coding exercises. It is about learning to love data, and the motivation and joy you can get from completing a hard project. It is about the wonder you feel when you finally apply a new concept or feel obsessed with solving a real-world problem. It is about the pride you feel when you leverage data to add value in the bottom line of an organization or make a difference in the world around you.

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