YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – On Monday, Youngstown State University announced a new master’s program that will be available starting in the fall semester next year.

YSU will start a Master of Science in Data Science and Statistics. It was described as a program that teaches the use of “big data” to provide insight and create solutions to real-world problems.

Ultium Cells in Lordstown and Intel in Columbus will need employees trained in data science and statistics.

This will be the 45th master’s program at YSU.