Montana Tech offers the only standalone Bachelor of Science in Data Science and Data Science Certificate in Montana.
This exciting new program aims to meet the demands of the growing job market, which International Data Corporation predicts will require roughly 180,000 professionals with data science skills and nearly one million professionals with data management and data interpretation skills in the U.S. by 2018.
Students graduating with a degree in Data Science from Montana Tech will have excellent job opportunities in high paying jobs such as:
- Data Scientists
- Business Analytic Professionals
- Data Warehouse Professionals
- Database Administrators
- Software Developers
The median salary for a well-trained data scientist according to a Glassdoor survey is around $113,000; the average salary for a software developer is $85,000 and the median salary for a programmer is $65,000.