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What career paths can I take with data science?

Data Science is now an integral part of any forward-thinking organization’s success. Whether in marketing, finance, hospitality, healthcare, or any other sector, data science professionals are in increasing demand thanks to technologies' current and potential applications. Depending on your background, interests, and vision for future professional development, you can take many career paths with data science.

We researched the most in-demand skills for different job roles in data science. Then, we created a structured way to prepare you for the job you want by breaking it down into career tracks. We offer the following three career tracks:

  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Analyst

No matter which career track you choose, if you take the time to learn and prepare, you can be a hiring prospect for some of the world’s leading companies.

For more information on the career paths you can take as a data scientist, read our Ultimate Data Science Career Guide, which puts into perspective everything you need to know about the following:

  • What data science is and why it’s important
  • Different roles you can apply for
  • Market demands and potential salaries
  • Skills and qualifications
  • How to get a job in data science
  • Leading industries that recruit data scientists
  • How to start and the next steps

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