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Applied Data Science

Undergraduate Certificate

Businesses, organizations, and institutions need employees who can capitalize on the enormous amounts of information generated each day. The IU Online Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Data Science gives you skills to organize, manage, and use this data to draw conclusions and strategize.   

As a student in this program, you learn to develop data-driven solutions. You discover how today’s technologies—and the volume, variety, and velocity of the data they create—open opportunities to discover insightful correlations and predict outcomes. You develop mathematical and technological skills to analyze data sets and study the societal implications of this work.

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

Certificate Requirements

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

  • Core courses (21 credits)

IU Online provides friendly services and resources to help you succeed.


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)



LIS-S 202Data Organization and Representation3 Credits
MATH-M 220Calculus for Data Science I3 Credits
MATH-M 230Calculus for Data Science II3 Credits
MATH-M 303Linear Algebra for Undergraduates 3 Credits
NEWM-N 328Visualizing Information3 Credits
INFO-I 415Introduction to Statistical Learning3 Credits
INFO-I 416Applied Cloud Computing for Data Intensive Sciences3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $299.05
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $897.15

Additional fees will apply.


This program is ineligible for financial aid. 

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $388.77
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1,166.31
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