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Major: Data Analytics
Degree awarded: Bachelor of Science
Total credit hours: 48
Internship/Practicum opportunities: Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
In 2012, Harvard Business Review called Data Scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century,” and since then, data science has only increased in demand and popularity! Thiel College data analytics students will obtain the skills necessary to understand and work in the world of data science and are virtually guaranteed to be in demand by a wide variety of industries.
This program will provide students with the background necessary to work in a wide variety of fields in which companies must make data-informed decisions to be competitive, as well as provide them with the prerequisites for graduate studies in data science.
Visit our Academic Catalog (2020-2021) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to data analytics majors are:
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It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A data analytics major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
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We live in a remarkable time in history when humanity has developed both the computational power to collect and organize incredibly large amounts of data and the mathematical and statistical tools to distill that data into strategies for achieving particular outcomes. Because of this, there is significant demand for data science professionals in business and marketing, science and technology, public policy, and many other areas. Thiel College data analytics majors will be uniquely prepared for the workplace because of our comprehensive liberal arts education.