IU’s new data science degree taps into hot health care market

This article was originally published in the Indianapolis Business Journal. Search for the job title “health care data scientist” on Monster.com or CareerBuilder today, and you’ll find a smattering of opportunities. But Indiana University expects there to be many more jobs like that in the near future, and that’s why its Fairbanks School of Public Health soon will offer the nation’s first bachelor of science degree in health data science. Pending approval of the Indiana Commission on Higher Education in December, students will start in the program in fall 2017. The first graduates could finish as early as the spring of 2019. “It’s really a meld of biostatistics, computer science and informatics, all put together to focus on data science at an undergraduate level. We think this pulls together the…

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