4+1 Program

The 4+1 program is an accelerated program for Truman undergraduates to pursue the Master of Science in Data Science and Analytic Storytelling.

Benefits to the student participants include:

  • Increased exposure to graduate-level coursework during the undergraduate program.
  • Earlier acceptance into an exciting graduate program.
  • Earlier completion of the Data Science and Analytic Storytelling M.S. coursework
  • Cost savings on the M.S. coursework.
  • Able to complete a Master’s degree while working full/part time.

For an additional information, please contact Hyun-Joo Kim, hjkim@truman.edu, the director of data science program.


Develop Professional Experience

Student consultants work with clients on real problems in the University's Center for Applied Statistics and Evaluation. Staffed by statistically-minded students and faculty, the CASE program provides statistical consulting services to groups and projects on campus and across northeast Missouri.

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The American Statistical Association (ASA) DataFest is a celebration of data in which teams of undergraduates work around the clock to find and share meaning in a large, rich, and complex data set.



Partnering with a faculty mentor, you can conduct impactful research. The experience you gain will benefit you in your career and set you up for long-term success.


Student Organizations

You can build professional connections and gain leadership experience by getting involved in clubs and organizations. The Society of Actuaries at Truman is a popular organization among statistics students.