Find the Right Data Program for You

Whether you’re relatively new to working with data or looking to take your skills to the next level, UW Professional & Continuing Education has programs to help you boost your career in this growing field.

Here’s a look at some of our most popular data-related certificate offerings.

 

Big Data Technologies

Explore distributed computing and the tools used to store and process big data. Gain experience with the kinds of data flow situations commonly used to inform key business decisions.

Courses
  • Introduction to Data Engineering
  • Building the Data Pipeline
  • Emerging Technologies in Big Data
Good for

Professionals with programming and system administration experience who are looking to move into big data

Prep for roles like
  • Data Engineer
  • Big Data Engineer
Data Analytics: Techniques for Decision Making

Find out how to apply powerful data analysis tools and statistical techniques to large-scale data sets to help your organization make better, data-driven decisions.

Courses
  • Data Analysis Essentials
  • Data Visualization Essentials
  • Data Mining & Predictive Analytics Essentials
Good for

Professionals with some SQL and database experience who work closely with data to make strategic decisions

Prep for roles like
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
Data Science

Gain the skills to solve complex analytics problems involving data sets at any scale using advanced statistical techniques and machine learning models.

Courses
  • Data Science: Process & Tools
  • Data Science: Methods for Data Analysis
  • Data Science: Machine Learning Techniques
Good for

Professionals who work with data and have some background in statistics, SQL and programming

Prep for roles like
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Science Manager
Data Analytics: Techniques for Decision Making

Find out how to apply powerful data analysis tools and statistical techniques to large-scale data sets to help your organization make better, data-driven decisions.

Courses
  • Data Analysis Essentials
  • Data Visualization Essentials
  • Data Mining & Predictive Analytics Essentials
Good for

Professionals who work closely with data to make strategic decisions and who have a background in statistics and some SQL and database experience

Prep for roles like
  • Data Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Analyst
Data Visualization

Discover how to extract meaning from data and present your findings in data visualizations that everyone can understand.

Courses
  • Data Visualization Theory: A Practical Introduction
  • Data Visualization Strategies
  • Decision Making Through Data Visualization
Good for

Data professionals and others who regularly use data in their work

Prep for roles like
  • Enhances many data-related roles
Machine Learning

Study core algorithms for machine learning and deep learning, and learn how to apply these techniques to address business needs and real-world challenges.

Courses
  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • Advanced Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning
Good for

Software programmers, statisticians, applied mathematicians and data scientists who want to become machine learning specialists

Prep for roles like
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Machine Learning Scientist
  • Data Scientist

 

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