Make Informed Decisions through Data Science.

Our world is increasingly data driven. Governments, businesses and sports teams are looking to understand how to analyze and interpret the overwhelming amount of data points available in today’s complex world. A workforce with knowledge of how to interpret data is needed now more than ever. At the National Student Leadership Conference on Data Science, students will develop a foundational knowledge of data science, exploring probability theory, data cleaning and transformation techniques, algorithms, and data visualization. Students will learn new skills, including basic coding in Python and using Tableau for data visualization.

Earn College Credit Hours

Program Highlights

Data simulation
You and your team will take on the role of data consultants, analyzing a data set and presenting the results to interested parties.

Computer skills
Learn how to use Python and Tableau to gather, analyze, and visualize data.

Guest speakers
Hear from professors and industry professionals on topics ranging from data cleaning and transformation to data visualization.

Hands-On Simulations

At the NSLC on Data Science, you and your team will become a data consultant agency. You’ll move through the process of picking data projects from prospective clients, and then using your newly developed skills in Python and Tableau Public, you’ll perform data cleaning and analysis techniques. The project will culminate with a presentation to your clients on data trends and actionable recommendations you have for them.

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

These trips are designed as both sightseeing tours and exclusive educational trips specifically tailored to the area of Data Science.

These trips may include:

  • Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • College Football Hall of Fame
  • CNN
  • Georgia Aquarium
  • World of Coca-Cola


At the heart of each of our youth leadership programs is a curriculum designed to build concrete leadership skills that will help you succeed. Interactive lectures and small-group workshops will give you an opportunity to build upon your strengths and minimize your weaknesses.

Leadership topics tailored to the Data Science program include:

  • Personality Styles and Group Dynamics
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Public Speaking
  • Ethical Decision-Making

Your NSLC tuition is all-inclusive. Your tuition covers course materials, housing, on-campus meals, social events and transportation throughout your program.

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We offer a comprehensive scholarship program to assist qualified students with the cost of NSLC tuition, based on financial need, academic merit and extracurriculars.

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