Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Applied Data Science
Drexel University

Program Details

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

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Drexel University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Applicants without a degree in a related field may need to complete prerequisites.