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 processes to extract meaning from data sets ranging in size from gigabytes to petabytes. Use statistics, machine learning and algorithms, and other techniques to analyze real-life data scenarios and help make informed business decisions. Take your data analytics abilities, and your career, to the next level.
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Technical professionals with data and programming experience who want to learn how to apply advanced data techniques.
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Find the Right Data Program For You
Learn more about the UW Certificate in Data Science from instructor Stephen Elston, the managing director of Quantia Analytics.
Play WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
How to build a data science pipeline
Data exploration and visualization with large data sets
Advanced statistical techniques and machine learning models, including supervised and unsupervised learning
How to apply data science to business problems, scientific research, marketing and other fields
GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
Use the Python programming language to manipulate and display data
Complete a capstone project to demonstrate your data science skills
Choose the Right Format for You
This certificate program is part of
Career Accelerator, which offers a variety of flexible learning formats online and in the classroom. Learn more about our self-paced online option and the accelerated classroom format. APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP
You may be eligible to apply for a UWPCE Certificate Scholarship to cover most of the costs 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.