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Data Science - Advanced Certificate

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Data science, related to data mining, machine learning and data analysis, is emerging as a field that is revolutionizing science and industries alike. Work across nearly all domains is becoming more data-driven, affecting both the jobs  that are available and the skills that are required. A data science degree is an interdisciplinary degree that prepares students for a career that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to extract knowledge and insight from data. The curriculum draws upon computer sceince, mathematics and statistics. Students use a variety of tools and anlytical methods to work with at scale, derive insights from complex and unstructured data, and solve real-world problems.

The data science advanced certificate is an excellent choice for those who wish to advance their professional careers by supplementing their work experience or by supplementing an existing college degree with data science knowledge.


Fall First Year:

Total Semester Credits: 10

Total Semester Credits: 6

Fall Second Y ear:

Total Semester Credits: 3

Winter Second Year:

Total Semester Credits: 3

Total Credits: 22


  1. A “C” minimum grade is required in all courses for the certificate
  2. CST 230  and CST 231   are key courses and must be completed within 3 years of completing degree. Failure to complete within the stated time frame will require you to repeat the course.

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