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I want to pivot from the business side to the technology side. I’m currently studying for the AWS associate certification. What master’s program would be best to help me make the transition? I’m not going for a developer role. Considering other roles such as solution architect, or data scientist.

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You don’t need a masters for that

OP - those are 2 separate things >70% of what we do in data & analytics tech consulting @ EY is related to something called data fabric. Think of this as the underlying data quality, infrastructure (ie. cloud), architecture, security, and governance for a company. The companies that have it nailed down (think FAANG, Microsoft, Uber etc..) rarely hire expensive consultant teams to come in for data projects Data Science + AI sits on top of that infrastructure and is a different skillset entirely. Think about it as two pools of resources in same practice

My company (not EY) has a tuition reimbursement program, so planning to complete the degree part-time.

Networking/IT for solutions architect side, comp sci for data science side

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