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Data Scientist Apprenticeship Program

Work with large data sets using special software. Analyze and process data to find trends and solve problems. Inform operational decisions, such as improving a process or workflow. Be responsible to troubleshoot the problems which arise in the systems and make sure that they are back in proper working order quickly. Develop and execute various types of tests and generate creative solutions to test problems. Prepare maintenance schedules and create reports. Ensure equipment continues to meet its specifications. Inspect images on monitors from top to bottom. Attend technical and staff meetings.


Average Salary in New Mexico based on the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).

Who Can Be a Data Scientist?

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age or older. Applicants must have a high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) equivalency, or other high school equivalency credential. Applicant must provide an official transcript(s) for high school and any post–high school education. Applicant must submit the GED certificate or other high school equivalency credential if applicable. Applicants must submit a DD-214 to verify military training and/or experience if they are a veteran and wish to receive consideration for such training/experience.

Applicants must have successfully completed 24 college credit hours majoring in Engineering or Computer and Information Technology and provide an official transcript verifying successful completion, which is a GPA of 2.0 or higher. Applicants must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the apprenticeship program, with or without a reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of the individual or others. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) student.

Applicants may have to pass a drug screen and criminal background check upon acceptance into the program and prior to being employed. This is an employer requirement. Applicants must meet DACC entry requirements for acceptance into and continued enrollment in the college. All requirements are posted on the DACC website, https://dacc.nmsu.edu/admissions/.

Program Sponsor

Doña Ana Community College
2345 E. Nevada Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Mary Ulrich

To obtain general information about registered apprenticeship, please fill out the form below and a representative from the State Apprenticeship Office will contact you by email.

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