So, you want to be a data scientist?
Let’s take a quick look at the skills recommended to enter the field of data science:
So, I have the soft skills, where can I pick up technical skills?
One piece to understand is that there is no one perfect course. I recommend checking out several courses before making a purchase to ensure the course meets your goals. Are you focusing on a specific area of data science like machine learning and want to focus on tensorflow or is it specifically AI you are interested in?
When I was first learning software development, I looked at numerous job postings and built my skills around what I felt were the minimum requirements to apply. Now, data science has a much higher formal education threshold but you can find numerous people online who have had success getting a job without a formal college degree, so you can do it too!