Data Science - Analytics Associations

Why is this Important?

  • Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
  • Many have student chapters you can join while in college
  • Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major

Data Science - Analytics Student Associations


The Data Science Council Of America (DASCA)
The Data Science Council of America (DASCA) is a global independent, third–party association for credentialing Big Data professionals Visit

Association of Data Scientists
Association of Data Scientists is the premier global professional body of data science & machine learning professionals. Association of Data Scientists will lead in the development, dissemination and implementation of knowledge, basic and applied research and technologies in analytics, decision-making, and management. Visit

Decision Sciences Institute
A professional organization of academicians and practitioners interested in the application of quantitative and behavioral methods to the problems of society. Through national, international and regional conferences, competitions, and publications, the Institute provides an international forum for presenting and sharing research in the study of decision processes across disciplines. The Institute also plays a vital role in the academic community by offering professional development activities and job placement services. Visit

American Statistical Association (ASA)
The American Statistical Association (ASA), a scientific and educational society founded in Boston in 1839, is the second-oldest, continuously operating professional society in the United States Visit

Econometric Society
The Econometric Society is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its relation to statistics and mathematics Visit