Program Overview

The Accelerated Dual-Degree BS in Data Science/MS or MA in Communications (3+1) is offered to highly motivated students who have a passion for data science and ambitions for a career in global communications. The program begins with undergraduate data science and communications courses to set the foundation for your master’s degree. You will enjoy considerable cost savings by earning both degrees in just four years and have the advantage of entering the workforce with the experience, skills and the advanced education needed to begin your career.

Data helps people make informed decisions, scientists find solutions to existing problems, and brings the global community together to help improve people's lives. Paired with a degree in communications, the focus extends to a variety of industries.

As a 3+1 student, you will have the flexibility to participate in experiential learning, internships and study abroad opportunities, including the Quinnipiac University in Los Angeles program.