Introduction to Data Science
This 3-course certificate introduces students to the key elements of Data Science: Python programming, SQL & database design, data processing, and analysis & visualization. This certificate will add a valuable skillset to any professional and the skills and training that a student can develop by completing this certificate are widely applicable and transferrable.
Coursework explores the topics of data ethics and digital ethics, helping to prepare the student for a challenging, dynamic career in data analytic work. Students may be interested in this certificate if they are seeking to grow in their existing careers, switch to a career within the data science realm, or explore data science as a field before committing to a degree program or advanced study in the topic.
This certificate can be taken as a stand-alone or in partnership with an SCPS degree. Students can start in August or October each year.
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