An estimated shortage of 140,00 to 190,000 data analysts in the U.S. has created a boom for those with the skills to shape the industry.
There’s no better place to acquire the skills for an evolving industry than at the center of its transformation. Our program leverages the Bay Area’s influential and innovative technology culture. You’ll graduate ready to acquire, manage, and explore the data that’s inspiring change around the world. This includes predicting consumer behavior, extracting information from medical images, uncovering hidden stock market indicators, studying human genetic structure.
Careers in Big Data
Data scientists are highly sought after across a variety of industries around the San Francisco Bay Area and the world. So what does a data scientist do?
Data Science Association
The Data Science Association creates a social and academic environment for data science, mathematics, computer science, psychology, and economics majors at USF. Students organize data-driven visualization, software development, and methodological research projects, and take part in local data challenges and hack nights. Students have also had the opportunity to volunteer with Facebook to teach coding skills to high schoolers around the San Francisco Bay Area.