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The field of data science continues to develop into a steady and demanding career path. Through relevant coursework, students will gain knowledge in key areas, including data management, data modeling, big data, data analytics, data and information visualization, information organization, internet applications development, and game design and technology.
The program will educate a new generation of information professionals, particularly those students with an interest and background in science who are intent upon pursuing an analytic related field. Students will acquire the types of skills, critical thinking, and competencies needed in data science and digital data management. Students can further guide their learning by choosing to focus on the information science or business analytics professional field.
In recent years, data scientists’ roles have increased in importance as businesses realize the importance of collecting and analyzing data to make strategic decisions. Data scientists are curious individuals, with the technical skills to collect and analyze data from various sources, extract and organize the information, and communicate findings to answer questions and help in the decision-making processes.
A bachelor's degree in Data Science is the entry point for many data-related careers in the public and private sector, such as: