Analytics and Data Science
Tom Davenport, Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics, calls the role of Data Scientist “The sexiest job of the 21st Century.” It’s easy to understand why. Decision Scientists maximize the value of a business’s information by turning data into useful insight, and this is landing more and more of them in the C-suite.
At Capitol Technology University you’ll learn to see information as a strategic asset, and how to mine and visualize good data. Companies seek out our graduates because they see data-driven decision management as a way to create a competitive advantage for themselves.
Analytics and Data Science Overview
As of January 2020, there are currently 34,527 Analytics and Data Science job openings according to Glassdoor. The median national annual salary for Analytics and Data Scientist is $113,309.
On the horizon: Many experts call data “the new oil.” The constant explosion of data will fuel the coming AI Economy, and the demand for Analytics and Data Scientist will escalate quickly.
Capitol Tech Opportunities
Here's some of the ways that we prepare and connect you with the field of analytics and data science
America’s Best Cybersecurity Program
Capitol Technology University is honored to receive the prestigious SC Media 2020 Award for Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program. Formed in 1989, SC Media is highly regarded in cybersecurity circles for its long dedication to the industry. They cite Capitol Tech’s numerous undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees, dedication to the employability of students, innovative programs, hands-on teaching methods and deeply rooted relationships with government agencies as reasons why the university stands out among other cybersecurity education programs.
Home to more than 1,000 tech startups, is now ranked amongst the top 10 cities for tech jobs. Tech sector jobs in D.C. grew by 50% in the last decade. Within an hour of the campus, you can attend conferences, summits, workshops, and trade shows; you can interview for summer internships; and you can visit trade groups, think tanks, and organizations.