Drexel University offers an online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Data Science. This program is designed for those entering the emerging field of data science who are seeking a strong foundation before pursuing a master’s program.
The program consists of two core courses, with an additional three electives chosen by the student to fit their professional interests. The online Data Science program’s curriculum is interdisciplinary, focusing on data organizations, mining, retrieval, analytics, and more. Students learn how to identify and apply appropriate methods to address data-intensive problems. Graduates will be able to interpret and communicate the results of statistical and algorithmic analysis.
Some of the electives available include:
- Applied machine learning for data science
- Applied cloud computing
- Data and digital stewardship
- Social network analytics
- Information visualization
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Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Recommended GPA3.0 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Applicants without a degree in a related field may need to complete prerequisites.