Data Science has been described as a high growth career field because of the increased utilization of experts who can analyze what's known as "Big Data" and help devise solutions based on that data for use throughout business, industry and government. Eastern Florida State College prepares students for mid-level positions in this expanding field through the Data Science specialization within the Computer Information Systems Technology Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
Students will gain a fundamental understanding of Data Science through courses that include Database Design and Architecture, Database Systems with Big Data, Data Mining, Numerical Analysis, Data Structures and Algorithm Analysis and an understanding of the key role of data security.
Potential career positions include Applied Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Big Data Analytics Engineer, Logistics Management Analyst, Resource Planning Analyst and Machine Learning Quantitative Engineer.
You can earn this degree while continuing to work thanks to flexible class formats that include day, evening, online and blended courses that are part classroom and part online. The degree is also Financial Aid eligible. Students are admitted to the program in the Spring, Summer and Fall Terms following the general Bachelor's Degree online application process.