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 fill out the Declaration of Certificate Form.  This form must be signed by a Computer Science advisor and turned into the Registrar's office. 

Then you will apply online for your Completion of Certificate using the same instructions as applying for graduation online. If you have any issues with this email

All courses must have been completed within 5 years of receipt of application with a “C" or higher.

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 SE Foundations: Java Programming 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