Trinity’s minor in data science positions you to discover, analyze, and visualize data in new ways. Learn how to solve difficult problems by asking the right questions, and master technical skills in data transformation and analytics.

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What You'll Study

Data wrangling and machine learning meet business and economics


Experienced mentors instill you with real-world skills

Our experienced faculty bring a data-driven approach to the classroom while ensuring all students get the personal guidance they need to excel. Courses are carefully curated to align with current requirements for top employers and graduate programs.

Jorge Colazo
Jorge Colazo, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Associate Professor, Finance and Decision Sciences
Tianxi Dong
Tianxi Dong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Finance and Decision Sciences
James Maxey
James Maxey
Lecturer, Finance and Decision Sciences
Diana K. Young
Diana K. Young, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Finance and Decision Sciences
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Suning Zhu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Finance and Decision Sciences

Student Opportunities

Get involved, discover more

Learning happens both in and outside the classroom. Michael Neidorff School of Business students can join organizations on-campus or venture off-campus for research and internship opportunities.

Study Abroad

Trinity Study Abroad programs in Europe and Asia include the Japan Summer Program in Kobe, the International Business Summer School in Beijing, and other programs  in Vietnam and Cuba, as well as  a summer program at Shanghai’s Jiao Tong University.

Experiential Learning

Students gain hands-on experience working with real data sets, completing independent projects, or pursuing internships.

When You Graduate

Make an instant impact in your field

Students have joined companies—from the Spurs to Whataburger—in their data science and analytics divisions. Students can also pursue graduate level education to further their understanding of data science and enhance technical skills.



Data science experts are in incredibly high demand. This skillset can be used in virtually any field by enabling data-driven decision making. From business analytics and economics to healthcare, engineering, and even politics—you can use data to impact the world around you.

Career Areas:

  • Business Analyst (Systems, Operations, Marketing, etc.)
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Warehouse Architect
  • Machine Learning Engineer

Notable Companies who have Hired Trinity Graduates:

  • CISCO Systems
  • Dell
  • HEB
  • Deloitte
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Cap Gemini




Take the next step

Have more questions or want more information? Learn more about becoming a Tiger, and how you can accelerate what’s next for your education.