Graduate Certificate in Data Science

The Certificate in Data Science combines advanced computer programming and database system architectures with statistical analyses and modeling. This program is designed to address the need for a skill set that includes programming, computational, and analytical skills, all of which is applicable to business, healthcare, as well as many other fields.


Data Science Certificate

Please read the following information carefully - university policy concerning certificates has changed.

Students interested in pursuing the Data Science Certificate must contact the Data Science Graduate Advisor to start the Declaration of Certificate process. This form is electronic and must be initiated by a Computer Science or Mathematics advisor, signed by the student and turned into the Registrar's office. 

Students may apply online for completion of a certificate program once all courses have been completed within 5 years of receipt of the application with a "C" or higher grade. Instructions for applying for graduation from a certificate program are posted under Applying for Graduation

Completion of the certificate will be noted on the official transcript at the end of the semester.

The certificate is composed of five required courses for a total of 15 semester hours:

COP 5007 Foundations: Programming Essentials 3
COP 5725 Database Systems 3
CAP 5771 Data Mining 3
STA 5176 Statistical Modeling 3
MAP 5471 Advanced Probability and Inferences 3

View the Computer Science Department's Academic Learning Compact Computer Science.

Please direct questions to:

Jia Liu
Building 4 Room 327

Sikha Bagui
Building 4 Room 227