By 2025, researchers predict that the total amount of digital data created worldwide will rise to 163 zettabytes (equivalent to 163 trillion gigabytes!),

As a multi-disciplinary course of study, the field of data science offers prospective students with many career options. Data scientists can land jobs in many industries, including technology, marketing, finance, government, health care, retail, and even gaming. They can take on the role of researcher, manager, developer and even use their skills in a creative capacity.