The Graduate Certificate in Data Science recognizes competency in fundamental data science techniques, including predictive modeling, data mining, information management, data analytics and data visualization. The curriculum also integrates studies in essential business acumen, communication, and teamwork skill - all of which are highly valued by industry and government agencies.
Course Work Summary
It is expected that students seeking enrollment in this program will have sufficient foundational skills and aptitude in computer programming, statistical analysis, information systems, and databases. The required foundational skills may have been obtained through formal academic qualifications, work experience, or a combination of the two.
2019-2020 Incoming Students
New students entering the Graduate Certificate in Data Science must follow these new course work requirements.
Core Courses—12 credits
The four required core 3-credit courses focus on fundamental skills in data science analytics, data mining, and business analytics. These courses are:
Elective Courses—3 credits
One course must be taken from the list of approved elective courses: