There are lots of jobs for Data Analyst and Data Scientist. Every organization is looking to analyze their data to improve. These positions are similar and there are some good articles on the web about the actual differences. In general, you will be taking lots of advanced math, statistics and computer science in college.
John recommends the following next steps:
- Understand the various positions available as a data analyst and data scientists. Understand the different responsibilities.
- Make a list of colleges that offer data analyst and data scientist majors.
- Look at course requirements for data analyst and data scientist majors to help decide which one if best for you.