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Data Science Graduate Certificate

Develop interdisciplinary skills in data science and gain knowledge of statistical analysis, data mining, and machine learning from one of the nation’s top-ranked Tier 1 research institutions.

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Enrollment opens August 2022

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6-9 months

The certificate is 12 credits and can be completed in approximately in 6-9 months, depending on chosen course load per session

$667 per credit

$8,004 total cost

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Data Science Graduate Certificate

There is a growing need for data scientists, data analysts, and statisticians equipped with the knowledge and essential skills to work across diverse organizations

CU Boulder is committed to teaching the next generation of interdisciplinary data scientists

In this Graduate Certificate, you will gain knowledge of statistical analysis, data mining, and machine learning and prepare for a successful career in this high-paying, in-demand field

Boulder Data Science Graduate Certificate

Описание программы

Develop interdisciplinary skills in data science and gain knowledge of statistical analysis, data mining, and machine learning from one of the nation’s top-ranked Tier 1 research institutions.

Необходимые знания

There are no formal prerequisites, but we recommend that you have prior knowledge of basic mathematical concepts and computer programming.

  • Math: Calculus and Linear Algebra
  • Programming: Python and R Programming

If you do not have this knowledge already, we encourage you to try out non-credit coursework before attempting for-credit courses.

Приобретаемые навыки

  • Probability Theory
  • Unstructured Data
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Deep Learning
  • Data Visualization
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Data Mining
  • Python
  • R Programming
  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra

Обзор

Data science is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on extracting knowledge and insight from large datasets.

In this program, you can build the skills to take advantage of the increasing demand for data scientists, data analysts, and statisticians equipped with the knowledge and experience to work across diverse organizations. You’ll gain new data skills, build a portfolio through hands-on projects, and earn an industry-recognized credential to help you stand out to recruiters and hiring managers.

To earn the Data Science MasterTrack Certificate (12 credits), students must complete the following required specializations:

  • Data Mining Foundations and Practice Specialization (3 credits)
  • Data Science Foundations: Statistical Inference Specialization (3 credits).

Choose two specializations from the following:

  • Introduction to Statistical Learning for Data Science Specialization (3 credits)
  • Machine Learning Specialization (3 credits)
  • Statistical Modeling for Data Science Specialization (3 credits)

The certificate will be stackable, and the credits can be applied to the Master of Science in Data Science on Coursera degree for students interested in continuing their education.

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The certificate stacks directly into the full Master of Science in Data Science (MS-DS) degree from the University of Colorado Boulder.

Take the next step in your education to boost your career. This Graduate Certificate can be stacked toward the Master of Science in Data Science on Coursera degree if you are interested in continuing your education.

The Data Science Foundations Specialization, a requirement to earn this Data Science Graduate Certificate, is a pathway for admissions to the Master of Science in Data Science (MS-DS) degree program.

The Master of Data Science degree is designed to prepare you to successfully work and collaborate with others across a variety of scientific, business, and other fields.

To pursue admission to the MS-DS degree program, you’ll need to complete the following four required protocols:

  • Pass one pathway with a pathway GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Earn a C or better in all pathway courses within your chosen pathway
  • Earn an overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Indicate interest in degree admission (via the enrollment form)

By completing these steps, you will go from working on a certificate to earning a degree.

Upon completion of the Data Science Graduate Certificate, you can apply these 12 credits to the Master of Science in Data Science degree.

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Часто задаваемые вопросы

Coursera does not grant academic credit; the decision to grant, accept, or recognize academic credit, and the process for awarding such credit, is at the sole discretion of the academic institutions offering the Graduate Certificate program and/or other institutions that have determined that completion of the program may be worthy of academic credit. Completion of a Graduate Certificate program does not guarantee admission into the full Master’s program referenced herein, or any other degree program.