There is a growing demand for data savvy professionals in nearly all organizations – in fact, 97% of organizations use data analytics - and UC can help you prepare for this fast growing career field.
It is a great major for those who have a strong background and /or interest in mathematics, statistics, physics, chemistry, biology, business, healthcare, or computer science.
You can combine data science with another subject to pursue a double major to create more career and/or graduate school options.
Data science is also available as a minor or a certificate.
The UC Data Science program can help you gain entry into a growing field – in the next 20 years, data science needs are projected to grow in every business, private or public institutions, healthcare, education, government, and more.
Huge amounts of data are collected every day, and the need for those who can understand it in the right context is growing.
The Data Science program will help you develop the skills and knowledge to extract meaningful and useful information from any type of raw data. It is an interdisciplinary program that offers opportunities for careers in a wide range of fields, or to pursue graduate study in data science, computational science, business analytics, healthcare analytics, etc.
Our degree is multidisciplinary – it can apply to a wide variety of industries, businesses and opportunities.
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Data science jobs are in high demand and offer high pay. The data science program at the University of Charleston provides the tools that allow our graduates to compete for a wide range of jobs and entrance to graduate schools. Potential jobs include:
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