New College of Florida pairs with local businesses for data science program

Bradenton Herald, January 4, 2016
MANATEE — The director of New College of Florida‘s data science program got a tip from a friend in the technology industry: Companies need well-trained data scientists.
The result: New College is starting a program aimed at bringing students into that high-demand job market.
Data science is a mixture of computer science and statistical analysis. Starting in February, 15 students will take classes in those subject areas, as well as a data ethics course specifying how data should and should not be used…..