Graduate Certificate in Data Science

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 Total Credits: 12 (4 courses)       Program Length: As few as 4 months      Cost per credit: $770 / $845

UNH Data Science Certificate Overview

The University of New Hampshire's Data Science Certificate exposes students to current, cutting edge algorithms, coding languages, statistical modeling and visualization tools through guided, online instruction and applied case studies.

  • Gain mastery of Python, using it to wrangle and explore data while learning industry standard tools like version control (with Git & GitHub) and UNIX.
  • Learn to build out cross-validated predictive models, selecting and engineering the best features and learn how to turn it into reproducible data products.
  • Master the fundamentals of SQL and NoSQL databases and gain practice in distributed computing.
  • Build a valuable skill set and a portfolio of work that can be leveraged to gain employment upon completion.

This graduate certificate program offers a short-turnaround time to completion allowing busy employees to participate.  Enjoy applied learning in an asynchronous but facilitated environment with course instructors and a student success coach. 

Who Should Enroll?

Professionals who want to increase their earning potential, advance their careers, and make a greater impact within their business or organization with advanced data analytic and coding skills.  This certificate is beneficial to those in the fields of:

  • business analytics
  • data analytics
  • financial analytics
  • computer science
  • programming
  • database administration
  • research
  • statistics
  • marketing

 

Admissions Information

Applicants must hold a baccalaureate degree (no specific field of study is required) from an accredited college or university with a 3.0 GPA or higher. Applicants should have demonstrated quantitative aptitude in undergraduate coursework or similar work experience in an analytic field. Prior coursework may include statistics, chemistry, physics, mathematics or other quantitative courses.

Submit an application to the UNH Graduate School with the following:

Priority consideration is given to students whose applications and required materials are received by the following deadlines:

  • Fall/August Admission (e-Term 1):  Applications due May 1st 
  • Spring/January Admission (e-Term 3):  Applications due December 15th

Certificate Courses & Sample Schedules

The following courses are required to earn your Graduate Certificate in Data Science.  Prior experience in statistics or programming is helpful.  Apply now to revolutionalize businesses and organizations.
 

Fall eTerm 1 (Aug - Oct)
  • DATA 800 - Intro to Statistics for Analytics (3 credits)
  • DATA 820 - Programming for Data Science (3 credits)

Fall eTerm 2 (Oct - Dec)   
  • DATA 821 - Data Architecture (3 credits)
  • DATA 822 - Data Mining & Predictive Modeling (3 credits)

 

Spring eTerm 3 (Jan - Mar)

  • DATA 800 - Intro to Statistics for Analytics (3 credits)
  • DATA 820 - Programming for Data Science (3 credits)

Spring eTerm 4 (Mar - May)  
  • DATA 821 - Data Architecture (3 credits)
  • DATA 822 - Data Mining & Predictive Modeling (3 credits)

 

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