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6 universities making big investments in data science

March 8, 2019


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.

Those opportunities have created a need for workers skilled in parsing sets of data and figuring out how to put it to use. Job postings on for data scientists rose by 75% from 2015 to 2018 — and that trend is expected to continue.

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