About this Program
Businesses and organizations today have ready access to huge amounts of data, but they’re less adept at making sense of it. The role of the data scientist — turning statistical information into meaningful, actionable insights — is increasingly crucial as companies strive to stay ahead of the competition.
In this three-course certificate program, you’ll discover how to apply cutting-edge tools and techniques to extract meaning from data sets ranging in size from gigabytes to petabytes. Use statistics, machine learning, algorithms and other techniques to analyze real-life data scenarios to make informed business decisions. Take your data analytics abilities, and your career, to the next level.
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Technically oriented professionals who work with data and have some background in statistics, SQL and programming.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Popular data storage and manipulation tools such as Hadoop and MapReduce
- Core statistical and machine learning techniques
- The differences between relational and non-relational databases
- How to apply data science to business intelligence, scientific research, marketing and other fields
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
At the end of the program, you’ll solve a real data science problem through an online competition.
APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP
You may be eligible to apply for a UWPCE Certificate Scholarship to cover the cost of this program. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and the potential of the program to positively impact your career. See the scholarship page for eligibility information and application instructions.