The Bachelor of Science in Data Science studies the collection, manipulation, storage, retrieval, and computational analysis of data in its various forms. You’ll gain knowledge in exploratory data analysis and manipulation, large-scale data storage, predictive analytics, machine learning, data mining, and more. The program combines computer science, mathematics, statistics, and probability theory into an integrated curriculum that prepares you for careers or graduate studies in big data analysis, DS, and data analytics.
Data drives. You lead. Data has become one of the most critical tools in shaping our economy, society, and culture. Now more than ever we need people who can understand this untapped resource and draw conclusions so vital to future success. We developed our Master’s in Data Science with that, and your current background, in mind. As an interdisciplinary program between the Khoury College of Computer Sciences and the College of Engineering, you’ll develop comprehensive expertise in mathematics, computing, and data engineering so you can take your data career to the next level.
If you don’t have a background in data science or computing, then the Align MS in Data Science might be for you. It offers a direct path to a master’s degree in data science, regardless of your background.
The Bachelor of Science in Analytics program prepares you for success in a wide variety of industries through the mastery of cutting-edge techniques, technologies, and modes of reasoning for analyzing, managing, and describing data.
The Master of Professional Studies in Analytics prepares you to analyze data and identify trends to support tactical and strategic decision making.
|Analytics Manager||BI Solutions Architect|
|BI Specialist||Big Data Engineer|
|Business Analytics Specialist||Business Intelligence (BI) Engineer|
|Data Engineer||Data Scientist*|
|Data Visualization Developer||Machine Learning Engineer|
|Machine Learning Scientist||Statistician|
Job qualifications are based not only on degree program, but on skills and experience. Students should seek out as many experiential opportunities in their fields of interest as possible, including co-op and internships.
|Aetna||Boston Children’s Hospital|
|Civis Analytics||Data Science Dojo|
|Ericsson Inc.||Flipside Crypto, Inc.|
|GFI Software Ltd||Gms Management Solutions USA, Inc.|
|Greenwich Associates||Merck & Co., Inc.|
|Partners Connected Health||Poshmark|
These sample titles can be used to research internship opportunities:
|Business Intelligence Intern||Data Analyst Intern|
|Data Science Intern||Data Science and Machine Learning Intern|
|Infrastructure Data Science Intern||International Data Intern|
|Modeling and Data Science Intern||Quantitative Analyst Intern|
|Systems and Analytics Intern|
Websites for Career Exploration
- Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook
- MassCIS – Massachusetts Information System
- Vocational Biographies (username: NEUniv; password: RAZDE)
Websites for Job Search
- Analytic Talent
- Data Science Report
- Digital Analytics Association
- Stats Jobs
Campus Organization and Activities
Find valuable industry information, job sites, and professional networking opportunities
- Data Science Association
- Digital Analytics Association
- IDEAS-International Data Engineering And Science
- Tech Target: A Community for Big Data Practitioners
- Transforming Data with Intelligence-TDWI
Sample industry specific LinkedIn groups. Stay on top of industry trends, company information, job listings, and networking opportunities.
- Advanced Analytics, Predictive Modeling & Statistical Analyses Professionals Group
- Artificial Intelligence and Business Analytics (AIBI) Group
- Big Data and Analytics
- Data Mining, Statistics, Big Data, Data Visualization, and Data Science
- Data Science Central
- KDnuggets Machine Learning, Data Science, Data Mining, Big Data, AI
- RMDS- Research Methods and Data Science