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Data science careers

Crisis informatician and more

When you earn a Master of Science in Applied Data Science with a specialization in Crisis Informatics from the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, you’re on your way to a meaningful career. You’ll graduate with a solid knowledge of how to apply data analytics to crises and disaster management.

Effective professionals who can generate, analyze, and manage crisis information are increasingly in demand. Learn to tell a story with data that informs our understanding of people to create better solutions.

Companies working with data at scale are seeking the skills you’ll acquire, to mine big data and manage cloud storage systems. Students who earn their master’s degree can find jobs in many sectors, including:

The Crisis Informatics specialization additionally helps to prepare student for careers, such as:

  • Crisis Management Consultant
  • Disaster Program Specialist
  • Emergency Management Specialist
  • Emergency Preparedness Manager
  • Humanitarian Affairs Officer
  • Resilience and Crisis Management Researcher

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