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Data Analytics - Health Informatics, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Lakeland, FL, United States
The B.S. in Data Analytics program has been designed to train outstanding future data scientists. The demand for such graduates and the opportunity for them to play key roles in 21st-century industry and innovation are outstanding.
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Overview

The field of data analytics involves the most cutting-edge sectors within information technology. Data analytics extends to multiple areas, including aerospace, automotive, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, computer engineering, computer science, information technology, nanotechnology, nuclear physics, photonics, robotics, semiconductors, and telecommunications.

Health Informatics

Health care spending is projected to reach $5.5 trillion by 2025, 20 percent of gross domestic product, and health informatics will be the key to harnessing this spending in a way that supports the best health outcomes for all members of the population. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, health services professions are expected to grow by 23 percent from 2012 to 2022. Data science students interested in applying their skills to the massive health field are encouraged to consider this concentration. Students will learn about the rapidly evolving health analytics area, the specific knowledge bases and challenges of the health sector and will be positioned to make a meaningful impact to the lives and health of many.

After completion of the B.S in Data Analytics, students will be able to:

  • have an in-depth knowledge of fundamental data science concepts
  • analyze a given data science problem and be able to formulate a correct solution in terms of the datasets needed, the learning techniques required and the software technologies to be utilized
  • turn data into actionable insights by using advanced analytics, visualization, reporting and machine learning
  • understand relevant statistical concepts and know how to apply these to data science problems in practice
  • apply emerging artificial intelligence technologies to applicable problems

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analytics for Smart City & Transportation
  • Complex Issues in Data Analytics and Text Mining
  • Complex Modeling, Forecasting Techniques and Web Analytics
  • Fundamentals of Applied Information
  • Advanced Topics 2: Data Center Design & Large Data Sets

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English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • Test Score Requirements - FLORIDA POLY requires freshman applicants to submit official results of at least one college entrance exam (SAT or ACT)
  • Average Grade Point Average: 3.9 weighted, including any additional credit from: Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced International Certificate of Education or, Honor courses completed in high school
  • Complete the International Admission application. ($30, non-refundable fee)
  • Complete the I-20 Application Form
  • Provide a copy of your passport
  • Provide proof of available funds to cover the cost of the first year of study (including miscellaneous expenses)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 105 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Lakeland

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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