Why study Data Science at UH Hilo?

Vector graphic displaying a stack of paper money.
Affordable Tuition
Vector graphic displaying a group of three people.
Dedicated Faculty
Vector graphic displaying a person wearing a virtual reality headset.
Undergraduate Research Experiences
Vector graphic displaying two people in a classroom.
Small Class Sizes
Vector graphic displaying one person with a laptop, watching over a bird and volcano, and another person SCUBA-diving, inspecting a coral reef.
Experience Real-World Data Collection

The UH Hilo data science major teaches students cutting-edge analytical tools that enable them to solve challenging real-world problems using data. After completing our program, you will have the skills necessary to analyze large and complex datasets and communicate your insights in order to directly impact society. The data science skills you will learn are in high demand: in the next decade, data scientists will be needed in fields such as technology, computer science, biology, marine science, ecology, health sciences, astronomy, and business.

After developing a solid foundation in computer science, mathematics, statistics, and data analysis, our program allows you to pursue your passion by specializing training in one of our many tracks:

  • Life Sciences Track
  • Geography and Environmental Sciences Track
  • Physics and Astronomy Track
  • Business Track
  • Computational Track
  • Statistics Track
You'll have opportunities to gain hands-on experience and work with professionals on applied projects to improve your skill set and help you kickstart your exciting career after graduating.

View the program details for the Data Science Certificate.

In Partnership With