With a specialization:
Health Data Science and Biostatistics
Financial and Energy Markets Data Modelling Specialization
Are you looking to change industries or pivot your career? Are you a professional looking to advance your career and grow valuable skills? Gain skills for the new digital economy with the Data Science and Analytics Diploma.You will learn how to apply the tools of data science to work in many professional fields - such as business analytics, health data science and biostatistics for example. Or take your career to the next level with advanced skills in core data science and analytics such as machine learning and information visualization.
Elevate your career
The Faculty of Science, along with the Haskayne School of Business and the Cumming School of Medicine, offer you this interdisciplinary, graduate-level diploma program – because we want you to be prepared for careers of the future.
The demand for professionals trained with deep data and analytical skills is disrupting the job market. There is an incredible need for data scientists and business analytics professionals to make sense of the large amounts of data that are collected, to uncover hidden solutions to complex business problems, to present useful insights to business leaders, and to make fact-based decisions.
Who should apply?
You should apply to the diploma in data science and analytics if you want to specialize in business analytics, health data science and biostatistics, Financial and Energy Markets Data Modelling Specialization, or advanced data science, and:
- Have a four-year bachelor’s degree in any discipline
- Want to change careers, or advance in your current career
- Want to re-train for the data economy
- Are excited about using data to solve real-world challenge
What can you do with the diploma?
This diploma will give you the ability to apply core concepts and tools of data thinking to your work in any industry. As a data scientist you will analyze data from across a company, spot trends and use your business acumen to recommend what problems to tackle and how to tackle them. Your skills will be transferable to many sectors – business, retail, e-commerce, advertising, healthcare, etc
Is the Diploma in Data Science and Analytics right for you?