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Certificate in Data Science

Acquire Valuable Insights From Data Sets

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Program Details

  • Location: Online
  • Duration: Varies
  • Times: Flexible, Evenings
  • Cost: $4,497

Next start date:

January 21, 2021

Or get started now in a self-paced session

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About this Program


Organizations of all kinds accumulate huge amounts of data, but they often struggle to make sense of it. The role of the data scientist — turning data 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. Use machine learning algorithms and statistical analysis 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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DESIGNED FOR

Technical professionals with data and programming experience who want to learn how to apply statistical techniques, machine learning and predictive analytics. 

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Video Overview

Learn more about the UW Certificate in Data Science from instructor Stephen Elston, the managing director of Quantia Analytics.

Duration: 01:20

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • What the data science process looks like for business, scientific research and other fields
  • How to build a data science pipeline
  • Data exploration and visualization
  • Statistical techniques and machine learning algorithms

GET HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE

  • Use the Python programming language to manipulate and visualize data
  • Complete milestone projects 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.

APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

You may be eligible to apply for a UW Certificate Scholarship or Rotary 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. For more information, see the Scholarships page.

Program Overview

Complete the courses listed below to earn the certificate. You may be able to take individual courses without enrolling in the certificate program; check the course pages for details.

Learning Formats

Online, Self-Paced

Enjoy the flexibility of learning at your own pace, with instructor support along the way. Courses are 100 percent online, with no class meetings or fixed deadlines — so you can start anytime. You have up to four months to complete each course and up to two years to complete the program. Learn More »

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Combine the convenience of online learning with the immediacy of real-time interaction. You’ll stream courses online and interact with your instructors and fellow students via chat, web conferencing or phone, all in real time. Learn More »

Program Sessions

Online, Self-Paced

Online With Real-Time Meetings

Closed Sessions

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