Loyola University Maryland

Data Science

Learning Aims

Data Science majors will graduate with the ability to do the following:

  1. Utilize descriptive and inferential methods to solve data-intensive applied problems.
  2. Write computer programs in languages used for data science (e.g. Python, R) to collect, clean, and analyze data.
  3. Formulate data science questions and apply a variety of data analysis techniques for data discovery, description, prediction and prescription.
  4. Communicate data science results in oral, written, and visual forms to technical and non-technical audiences.
  5. Advocate for ethical decisions in the use of data.
Kaitlyn Longo


A graduate student in Loyola’s Data Science Program, Kaitlyn is applying her new skills to help increase animal adoption rates at a local shelter

Data Science