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As a data scientist, you will seek to solve the world's most challenging problems using the power of data. Data science skills are in-demand across numerous fields, from projects like building artificial intelligence systems that automatically target invasive species, or performing statistical analyses that reveal causes of coral disease.

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Data Science Certificate

The Certificate in Data Science allows students to develop skills relating to the acquiring, archiving, extracting knowledge from data in its various forms in order to find solutions to problems. This certificate program also focuses on communicating narratives regarding the underlying structure and patterns found within the data.

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Projects and Research

Faculty and Students in UH Hilo's Data Science program have worked on a variety of modern problems by applying cutting-edge techniques, in environments varying from graduate and postgraduate research to eight-week undergraduate summer programs.

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UH Hilo Data Science courses are taught by interdisciplinary faculty in the College of Natural and Health Sciences. The diverse backgrounds and expertise of our faculty provide students with exciting educational opportunities in an array of scientific disciplines.

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