4+1 Degree BS in Mathematics and MS in Data Analytics

Earn Your Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Five Years 

Through our accelerated track, you can earn both a bachelor's in mathematics and your master's in data analytics in just five years. Learn need-to-know skills and get hands-on experiences in this in-demand field while saving time and money on your education.

Why a 4+1 Program?

  • Start the program as early as your freshman year.
  • Complete your undergraduate and graduate education in just five years as opposed to the usual six.
  • Start taking graduate-level classes during senior year.

Why Data Analytics? 

If the speed with which the phrase “Data is the new oil” became a cliche is any indication, the field of data analysis is booming. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field is projected to grow 35% by 2032 (compare that to the average rate of 3%). Our 4+1 program provides the knowledge, skills and experiences to  succeed in this in-demand field – in less time. During your master’s year, you'll learn how to analyze data and present your findings in ways that help businesses, institutions, nonprofits and other organizations make key decisions.

Why Canisius? 

The accelerated track offers a well-rounded perspective consistent with the liberal arts core at Canisius. Along with essential technical expertise, you’ll develop leadership skills that will empower you to thrive in the professional world, such as written and oral communication, teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking. You’ll also cultivate a thoughtful approach to the ethical use of technology. As the capabilities and influences of technology continue to expand rapidly, the world will need just this sort of creative problem-solving and principled leadership more than ever.

Course Roadmap

These classes will be required in addition to the full course roadmap:

Major classes

  • DAT 211 instead of MAT 222 waives MAT 500


  • CSC 111 waives CSC 511 Intro to Computer Science

Graduate-level classes, taken during senior year

  • CSC 512
  • DAT 511 or DAT 501 (equivalent BAN 609)

Learn More

For more information on how the 4+1 program works, please contact our office of undergraduate admissions:

Phone: 716-888-2200

Email: @email