"Data is everywhere these days. Whether someone is using facial recognition software to access their electronic devices or buying an item recommended to them by an algorithm, information on their behavior is being collected and used by companies to improve the user experience and increase their own bottom lines."—Source: Education Dive
WHY THIS MATTERS:
Big data is a big deal, and it's opening up new career possibilities. To help students fill expanding gaps in the workforce, schools are investing in data science programs. This article looks at how six institutions are making data science a priority.