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Data Science

Data Science is a highly technical profession with numerous specialization opportunities, and the need for qualified professionals in the field continues to grow. As a result of the increased demand, NCC has developed a new AS degree program in Data Science. The curriculum focuses on being able to effectively collect, organize, analyze, interpret and evaluate data to improve business processes and decision-making. Additionally, students will examine the data science lifecycle as well as the design principles and methodologies for interactively visualizing and communicating data. The program culminates with a capstone experience where students have the opportunity to apply their learnings and conduct a data analysis project in collaboration with a local company or organization. Graduates of the program will be prepared to obtain entry-level employment or go on to pursue their bachelor's degree in Data Science.

Degree Programs

Semesters: 4
Credits: 60
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Campus: Bethlehem|PartiallyOnline
Program Type: Associate in Science

Data Science is a highly technical profession with numerous specialization opportunities, and the need for qualified professionals in the field continues to grow. As a result of the increased demand, NCC has developed a new AS degree program in Data Science. The curriculum focuses on being able to effectively collect, organize, analyze, interpret and evaluate data to improve business processes and decision-making.

 
 

Career Opportunities

Opportunities for data scientists continue to grow, and the importance of the field will be difficult to overstate in the 2020s. According to the Bureau of Labor & Statistics, the Greater Information Sciences career field, which includes Data Science will experience a growth rate of 16% between 2018 and 2028, which is much faster than the national average of just 5.2%.

Future Career Paths

  • Business Analyst
  • Data Systems Analyst
  • Project Coordinator
  • Functional Analyst
  • Data Analyst

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