Explore the Opportunities that Computer or Data Science Provide

Computer science and data science present fast-paced career opportunities. Discover essential skills for professionals in each field and more information to help you choose a career path.

Advance your career in a tech-focused field.

Though they’re often confused for one another, computer science and data science are unique fields. Whether you’re interested in building software and creating new technologies or analyzing data and diving into machine learning, a master’s in computer science or data science can help you reach the next level in your career.

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  • The differences between computer and data science
  • Essential skills for success in each field
  • Career paths available to master’s degree graduates

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