Data science latest field to get bootcamp treatment

Dive Brief:Data science is the latest field to get the bootcamp treatment. Accredited third-party organizations like Metis and NYC Data Science Academy (NYCDSA) are set to launch 12-week data science programs this summer, eCampus News reports. The programs come amid expectations the data science field will only grow, and many employers are having trouble finding qualified candidates to fill the positions currently available. Dive Insight: In the push for greater computer science education, coding has received much of the attention — but it’s not the only high-demand tech field driving the economy. A number of tech fields, including data science, have relevance across disciplines, which should make it easier for traditional higher ed programs to incorporate them in their curricula. In fact, there’s a push to start doing just that in gen ed.  But the expansion…

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