IBM estimates that more than 90 percent of the data in the world has been created since 2011. Data science is an emerging industry as a result of this massive data growth. It is predicted that more than 1.5 million US jobs in data science will be created in the next five years. The data science certificate can give you a competitive advantage for these opportunities.
The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Data Science is a great introduction to data science for technology-oriented working professionals or recent graduates seeking an advantage in a competitive job market. Course topics include cloud computing, high-performance computing, data mining, machine learning, data analysis, and more.
Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Data Science prepares you for such careers as:
- Business intelligence analyst
- Data mining engineer
- Data architect
- Data scientist
- Analytics manager
- Research analyst
To earn the Graduate Certificate in Data Science, you must complete 12 credit hours. You may choose any four courses from the approved list of graduate courses listed within the MS in Data Science curriculum.
NOTE: If you choose to pursue the IU Online MS in Data Science, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.