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Data Science Minor

Turn Data Into Information, and Information Into Insight
  • 90%+

    Job Placement Within the First 3 Months Following Graduation

  • 70%+

    Students Have Obtained Summer Internships Between 1st & 2nd Year

  • #2

    Glassdoor: 50 Best Jobs in America for 2021

Alumni go on to careers as:

Data scientists collect, analyze and interpret data. Using scientific methods, processes and algorithms, they extract knowledge and insights from noisy, structured and unstructured data.

Statistical programmers specialize in creating computer code that can collect, analyze and report information from large databases. They work in a number of fields, from biotech and pharmaceutical research to corporate offices.

Data analysts are responsible for visualizing, transforming and manipulating data. Sometimes they are also responsible for web analytics tracking and A/B testing analysis.

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Learn To

Develop proficiency in both a general-purpose programming language and a statistical programming language

Advance skills to build appropriate statistical models to solve real-world analytics problems

Enhance the ability to communicate analytical information effectively that solves data interpretation problems

UNCW’s data science program is the best decision I have made for my career. ... I attribute landing my dream job at SAP to the hands-on experience and mentorship I gained throughout the program.
Samantha Combs Class of 2019, SAP©
Samantha Combs, Class of 2019, SAP©
Data Science Minor Overview