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Major: Data Processing


Data processing programs prepare students to use computer software programs and applications to input, verify, organize, sort, retrieve, update, and extract information.

Specific programs included in this major:

  • Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician


Schools That Offer This Major

Anoka Technical College Anoka
Century College White Bear Lake
Hennepin Technical College - Brooklyn Park Brooklyn Park
Hennepin Technical College - Eden Prairie Eden Prairie


Related Majors


College Preparation

In Minnesota, your school may have developed a Program of Study in this career area. A Program of Study is an academic and career plan developed by your high school to help move you towards a career and college path. A Program of Study can help you:

  • Select high school classes that prepare you for college and getting a job
  • Understand how the classes you're taking in high school lead to a career
  • Identify extra-curricular activities that are related to your career interest
  • See what classes at your school offer early college credit that will save you time and money towards your college expenses
  • Graduate from high school prepared for your next step toward the career you choose

Learn more about Programs of Study at your high school.


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