Jul 13, 2018
Data is being generated at an unprecedented rate, and its explosive growth is spurring organizations to employ skilled individuals to harness, unpack, and draw insights from vast amounts of new data. Nearly all industries are using insights gained from big data to inform strategic and business decisions. It is the role of the data scientist to build the statistical and analytical tools that to process, make sense of, and translate these complex data sets.
"Data drives today's economy, and professionals with strong data science skills will be in high demand by organizations of all types for the foreseeable future. Continuous innovation is essential for nearly every modern organization, including institutions of higher education, where we are training and preparing students to succeed in an ever-evolving workforce. The
The DataScience@Denver program is designed for students to build the tools to help companies, governments, and nonprofits make better decisions with data. Students can expect to learn and develop comprehensive data science skills and knowledge, including programming, algorithms, machine learning, data mining, parallel and distributed systems, and data management. In addition to being taught how to use the existing statistical and analytical tools necessary for evaluating and interpreting data, students will also be taught how to build new tools that facilitate the use of data in making critical research, policy, and business decisions. Typical roles for graduates with a Master of Science in Data Science from the
The coursework will be reinforced with practical, hands-on projects with opportunities to apply data science skills to real-world problems. Students will also participate in in-person gatherings known as immersions on the university campus where they will engage in learning simulations and hackathons while networking with peers, faculty, and industry experts.
In addition to DataScience@Denver, 2U also powers MBA@Denver, MSW@Denver, and
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