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Careers in Data Science

It's Not Too Late to Launch Your Future

Student applications for the 2020-21 school year will be accepted until August 14 via the ApplyIU platform only. Applicants who apply up through this date will have until August 18 to submit all needed transcripts and materials to be reviewed for the fall semester. We will also continue to award admission-based scholarships for those who meet the qualification criteria.

The demand for data and information science professionals is growing.

Applied Data Science

Jobs in this specialty are expected to grow rapidly in the coming years, according to the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) database. If students go on to earn a graduate degree—such as an accelerated dual degree with an M.S. in Applied Data Science—they can expect to earn a six-figure salary, according to

Applied Information Science

Students develop digital competencies that translate into greater employability at a premium rate of pay. You’ll have the opportunity to design databases and to explore the social and ethical implications of data management in the information age.

Seize the opportunity

Before you graduate, you’ll work with SOIC’s Career Services Office to learn how to search for jobs, assemble a portfolio of your work, pursue internship opportunities, and connect with employers.

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