California is the land of plenty for analytics students! In our listings of CA analytics degrees & certificates, you’ll find top-tier public schools, affordable state universities, well-known private institutions, and Christian colleges. Even the US Navy has a few offerings. Make a shortlist of a few CA analytics programs & then pay a visit to the website. You’re looking for real-world coursework, experienced analytics faculty, and relevant research projects.
Research & Career-Building
Almost every sizeable CA university has an analytics institute with internships, training programs, and networking events. To cite just a few examples, check out the Berkeley Institute for Data Science (BIDS), USF’s Data Institute, UCD’s Center for Analytics and Technology in Society, and UCLA’s Scalable Analytics Institute. You can also dip your toe in the analytics water by taking part in Caltech Center for Technology & Management Education (CTME) bootcamps & certificate courses. And don’t forget to investigate opportunities in the School of Business. CA is swarming with tech companies and Schools frequently provide analytics consulting on industry projects.
You’ll have no trouble finding popular analytics & data science conferences in California—the state often hosts IEEE conferences & meetings, the Data Innovation Summit, and the annual ACM SIGKDD Conference. You could choose to attend the MLconf San Francisco, the Women in Data Science (WiDS) Conference at Stanford, the BayLearn Symposium, and Open Data Science Conference (ODSC) West. Or find colleagues in a CA analytics & data science meet-ups (e.g. Women in Big Data SoCal Chapter). Ask around—you’re sure to find a group in your area.