– What is it? Data science is about finding revelations in the historical electronic debris of society. Through mathematical, statistical, computational, and visualization, we seek not only to make sense of, but also provide meaningful action through, the zero and ones that constitute the exponentially growing data produced through our electronic DNA. While data science alone is significant capability, its overall valuation is exponentially increased when coupled with its cousin, Data Analytics, and integrated into an end-to-end enterprise value chain.
– Who can apply? Students with a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Math, Statistics or Natural Sciences or related field can apply for this program . Prior quantitative coursework (calculus, linear algebra, etc.) and prior introductory to computer programming coursework is highly recommended.
– What are the job opportunities? Data scientists work in every industry – from the Defence Department to Internet start-ups to financial institutions – and tackle big data projects on every level. Some of the Industry employing data scientists are Pharmaceuticals ,Computer Software ,IT and Services , Biotechnology.
– Check out some programs: University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Columbia University, New York University