What will I learn?

Health data science is a burgeoning, interdisciplinary field requiring a diverse set of skills to extract knowledge and insights from data. Health data scientists will be at the center of an estimated USD $300 billion value added to the American health sector annually by big data and analytics.

The Bachelor of Science in Health Data Science features an interdisciplinary curriculum that integrates biostatistics, computer science and informatics that will create an attractive package for employers working with health data locally, nationally and internationally. Students will receive either a minor in computer science from the Department of Computer and Information Science, or a minor in Informatics from the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI.

The BS in Health Data Science will be a 120 credit program with:

  • 30 credits of General Education courses
  • 30 credits of preparatory classes
  • 30 credits in the major
  • 30 credits of electives

Which department am I in?

Richard M. Fairbanks School of Public Health

Study options

Full Time (Total at least 120 credits)

Tuition fees
US$31,278.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 January 2020, 24 August 2020


Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

420 University Blvd,



46202, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed or will complete secondary school by the time of enrollment; No grade point average guarantees admission to IUPUI. We look for applicants who have demonstrated a "B" average or above average grades, with strong grades in math and science.

For international students

Students must have earned a diploma from an accredited high school before you enroll at IUPUI.


  • • TOEFL 80+
  • • IELTS 6.5+
  • Students scoring TOEFL 60+ or IELTS 5.5+ are eligible for admission but should anticipate taking additional English for Academic Purposes courses along with their academic program.

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    About this uni

    IUPUI’s strengths lie in its combination of community engagement, creative teaching, learning methods and ground-breaking research.

    • Almost 30,000 students from 145 countries study at IUPUI
    • The university offers over 350 courses across 17 schools
    • Based in vibrant Indianapolis, the USA’s 15th largest city
    • One of the top research universities in the US