Career and Academic Opportunities

A Physics BS degree coupled with an Data Science and Analytics MS will give graduates a solid foundation in both science and statistics. Statistics and analytics are used in most fields to analyze everything from market
trends to equipment maintenance schedules, and the applications are growing. This highly marketable degree
combination will allow graduates to be competitive for a wide variety of jobs in business, finance, industry,
government, and health services.

Salary and Career Information

Students at desk with teacher assisting them

Admission Requirements

Double Owl Admission Requirements 
  • 3.25 GPA in KSU coursework
  • A "C" or better in PHYS 3210, PHYS 3220, and PHYS 4210
  • 60 hours towards the bachelors degree

Double Counted Courses Include

  • STAT 7100 to count for Restricted Elective
  • STAT 7020 to count for Restricted Elective
  • STAT 7210 to count for Restricted Elective
Graduate Admission Requirements

Suggested Timeline

Apply to Double Owl early in Junior year. Apply to Graduate Program in Senior Year by posted graduate program deadline.

Pathway of Study Apply
Clock that shows 3:00PM

Contact Information

Undergraduate Information

Undergraduate Degree

Bachelor of Science in Physics

Department / College

Physics / College of Science and Mathematics
H Building, Room 260 H

Advising Contact

Kisa Ranasinghe, Academic Advisor

Graduate Information

Graduate Degree

Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics

Department / College

School of Data Science and Analytics / College of Computing and Software Engineering
Clendenin Building, Room 3011

Advising Contact

Joe DeMaio, Program Director