Becoming Connecticut State Community College
STUDENTS: The Community Colleges are undergoing a merger with a plan to become Connecticut State Community College in fall 2023; please work closely with your advisor/program coordinator to select your courses accordingly. Click here for more details about this merger.
WHAT IS DATA SCIENCE?
Data Science is the discovery of hidden patterns from raw data using various tools, skills, and techniques.
WHAT DOES A DATA SCIENTIST DO?
Data scientists collect massive amounts of data and convert them to an analysis-friendly format to help create solutions for challenges faced in science, business and many other fields.
HOW DO I BECOME A DATA SCIENTIST?
Northwestern Connecticut Community College offers two ways to get you on the path to your career! See our information sheet!
The Technology Studies – Data Science Option associate degree program prepares students primarily to transfer to complete a B.S. degree in Data Science or Technology Management. Graduates will receive a background in mathematics, science, data literacy, programming, and general education courses for transfer into a four-year program. See what our students are saying!
The Data Science Certificate provides exposure to key elements of data science including data structures and data sources, programming languages, statistical principles, computing and analytics, data management, machine learning tools, and data science applications. See what our students are saying!
This certificate must be paired with a transfer associates degree or higher in any field (recommended fields include mathematics, science, computer science, computer programming, business, marketing, and web design).