Data analysts provide valuable data extraction and maintenance services for companies across the globe. The demand for data professionals with the technical finesse to collect, model and analyze information to forecast market trends is extremely high. An Associate of Applied Science degree in Data Science will equip you with the in-demand, forward-looking skills required to find success in this lucrative field.
You’ll also leave here with the skills to communicate effectively, articulate your career preparation confidently and collaborate with others meaningfully. And in all things, we’ll help you work toward becoming a capable and trusted disciple of Jesus Christ. So whatever you do, you’ll be prepared to be the best you possible.
HOW AN ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE (AAS) DEGREE WORKS
If your goal is to gain the skills to go right to work, an AAS degree in Data Science could be the right fit. This 2-year degree provides you with the in-demand, hands-on skills to get a good-paying job quickly.
The AAS degree is not designed to transfer, although many of the course credits may be accepted by other institutions. It’s designed to prepare you for an entry-level position in a specific field, with no further education required to succeed.
DON'T FORGET TO PLAN YOUR COURSES
Have you laid out your course sequencing yet? It’s essential that you meet with your success advisor first thing to ensure that you stay on track. Accumulating too many credits will not only affect your eligibility for financial aid, but also your ability to transfer to another school. So don’t wait. Set yourself up for success by mapping out your required courses from the beginning. You can reach your success advisor through the Student Success Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 801-524-8151.
Co-Chair – Information Technology
M.S., Computer Information Systems, Security, Boston University, 2016; B.S., Computer Science, Systems Integration, Weber State University, 2007
Troy joined the IT faculty team in 2017, after working in various senior and management level positions in the IT industry. Troy brings a level of passion, engagement, and a unique perspective to help students realize success in their technology and lifelong learning endeavors.