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Applied Data Science, Undergraduate Certificate

Become an information expert and make insightful discoveries with the IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Data Science. This flexible, online program provides you with in-demand analytical skills that prepare you for a variety of business and data careers.

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 21

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $308.02

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $1083.63

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

Degree Overview

As a student in the IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Data Science, you’ll discover how to use technology to make insightful decisions and predict outcomes based on data. You’ll develop mathematical and technological skills, allowing you to make influential decisions based on information.

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University certificate respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:
  1. Official transcripts
  2. SAT and/or ACT scores
  3. Essay (200-400 words)

Priority Application Deadlines:

Fall semester (first-year freshmen): May 1

Fall semester (non–first-year students): Jun 1

Spring semester: Dec 1

Summer session I: Mar 15

Summer session II: May 1

Your IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Data Science may prepare you for such careers as:

  • Business intelligence analyst
  • Business technology analyst
  • Data project manager
  • Data warehousing specialist
  • Database administrator
  • Document management specialist
  • Informatics project manager
  • Information architect
  • Logistics analyst
  • Operations research analyst
  • Software developer

To earn the Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Data Science, you must complete  21 credit hours. Requirements are broken down as follows:

  • Core courses (21 credits)

Core Classes for the Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Data Science
Course Number Course Name Credits
LIS-S 202 Data Organization and Representation 3 Credits
MATH-M 220 Calculus for Data Science I 3 Credits
MATH-M 230 Calculus for Data Science II 3 Credits
MATH-M 303 Linear Algebra for Undergraduates 3 Credits
NEWM-N 328 Visualizing Information 3 Credits
INFO-I 415 Introduction to Statistical Learning  3 Credits
INFO-I 416 Applied Cloud Computing for Data Intensive Sciences 3 Credits

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