Interested in switching into data science. Would love some insight on what would be better - a masters or a boot camp. Any guidance would be appreciated!!

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Depends on background. If you have sufficient depth in statistics - then boot camp may be the way to go.

If statistics (modelling, inference, simulation, etc) is a black art, then I would suggest a master’s. Especially if it can be combined with something on the computational side.

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