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Certificate in Fundamental Data Science and Analytics

Whether you want to enhance your analytical skill set, refresh your skills, or expand your career, the new Fundamental Data Science and Analytics Certificate will get you there.

Embrace your curiosity

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.

Big data is already part of your life. You deal with it every day. Being able to process data will give you power for your studies, your research, your future business and everyday life. The graduate Certificate Program will introduce you to the fundamental tools, techniques, and mindsets necessary to succeed in today’s data-driven world. We want you to cultivate professional and personal networks that continue long after you receive your certificate and that will set you up for success in the ever-changing world of data science and analytics

Who should apply?

You should apply to the certificate in data science and analytics if you:

  • 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 challenges

What can I do with the certificate?

This certificate will give you the foundational knowledge needed to begin work related to data science and analytics. 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 Certificate in Fundamental Data Science right for you?

 


Diploma in Data Science and Analytics

With a specialization:

  • Business Analytics

  • Data Science

  • Health Data Science and Biostatistics

 

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, 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?