Shaping the next generation of data revolutionaries
With an explosion of big data initiatives in organizations worldwide, the demand for data-savvy individuals has never been higher. The Analytics and Data Science program is the only on-campus degree of its kind in the region, specifically designed to prepare the next generation of innovative data scientists and analysts.
Your interests inspire what you study, allowing you to focus your education with degree options in:
- Analytics, which centers on the applications of data science in industry. This option can be fully completed at both the Manchester and Durham campuses.
- Data Science, which emphasizes the theoretical, mathematical and computational underpinnings of modern data science. While this option is available on both campuses, it requires some courses currently offered only at the Durham campus.
With the hands-on experience you'll get through applied projects, internships and field work, you’ll gain cutting-edge technical skills and a competitive advantage in this rapidly growing field.
What is analytics and data science?
The analytics and data science field affects nearly all aspects of the economy, society and daily life. The analytics focus of the field benefits from multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary approaches to extract knowledge and insights from large quantities of complex data for practical use in varied domains. Organizations today are increasingly reliant on analytics to make business decisions, which is reflected by the job demand for analytics-minded professionals. The analytics option at UNH emphasizes a broad range of data science applications, preparing students to meet the workforce demand in industry, academia and government.
Why study analytics and data science at UNH Manchester?
The analytics and data science program at UNH Manchester integrates experiential learning, professional development and applied projects, giving you real-world experience at local companies, nonprofits and government agencies. You’ll learn to manage, distill and interpret data for industries from finance to healthcare, marketing and advertising. Applying a strong programming skill set, you will derive actionable information from authentic data sets. With our small class sizes, close interaction with faculty and ties to industry in the bustling Manchester Millyard, the program will prepare you for a wide array of careers or professionally oriented graduate programs.
- Business analyst
- Data engineer
- Data scientist
- Machine learning engineer
- Management analyst
- Market research analyst
- Operations research analyst
- Quantitative analyst