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Data Science Certificate

Saint Mary's College

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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
The Avenue
Notre Dame, Indiana, 46556, United States

What We Offer

Summary

The data science certificate is grounded in the foundational course Computer Programming. Through a problem-solving approach to learning computer programming, you will master topics including variables, data types, conditional statements, loops, arrays, recursion, principles of software engineering, object-oriented programming, data structures, algorithms, and the use of standard libraries available in a variety of programming languages. The course will use commercially common programming languages and integrated development environments (IDEs). Data Storytelling Upon the completion of this certificate you will have a strong understanding of how to preprocess and visualize data. You will gain experience in Python and JavaScript. You will learn how to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing your findings to a non-technical audience and how to write a technical report. You can customize your storytelling certificate to include data analysis or data management. Time to Complete: 12 months (Fall, Spring, Summer), taking one to two courses per semester Credits to Complete: 12 Required Courses: Computer Programming (3 Credits) Data Preprocessing and Visualization (3 Credits) Applied Statistics (3 credits) or Database Systems (3 credits) Professional and Technical Writing (3 credits) or Communication and Data Science (3 credits)

Academic Fields

Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Computer Science.
Computational and Applied Mathematics.

Degrees

Certificate or Non-degree, Cert., Data Science Certificate

Formats

Online or Distance

Keywords

Data Science

Contacts

Melissa Fruscione

Melissa Fruscione
Director Admission-Graduate Studies
graduateadmission@saintmarys.edu
(574) 284-5098

Who We're Looking For

Summary

If you are interested in gaining a deeper understanding of data and how to use it to make meaningful business decisions, this certificate program may be your first step in becoming a data scientist. At Saint Mary’s, a certificate offers the best of both worlds; your certificate courses offer the depth and expertise of the master’s level curriculum while offering the flexibility of taking just one to two courses per semester. If you decide you want to further expand your data science expertise, you may apply your certificate credits towards a master’s degree.

Academic Backgrounds

Applied Mathematics, General.
Applied Mathematics, Other.
Business/Corporate Communications.
Computational and Applied Mathematics.
Computational Mathematics.
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Target GPA

B+ = 3.0-3.2

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