Develop Your Data Science Skills and Knowledge

Develop Your Data Science Skills and Knowledge

How one communicates, socializes, spends leisure time, and conducts business has moved to the Internet. This has resulted in an explosion of data that is changing the world. How one uses this data is now a societal concern. Emboldened by our Jesuit heritage, Regis University’s graduate certificate in Data Science empowers students develop techniques for the discovery of information in data in a socially responsible manner.
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Data Science (Graduate)

Program Overview

The graduate academic certificate in Data Science introduces students to:

  • Manipulating various sources of data
  • Statistical data analysis techniques including machine learning
  • Techniques for working with Big Data  

Students will learn how to create visualization products that communicate the results of their analysis. The courses also introduce students to the Hadoop ecosystem of software products and to techniques for the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data.

The student experience in this program focuses on practical hands-on assignments using today’s software tools for data acquisition, data manipulation, data analysis, prediction, and visualization.

Total Data Science Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements, and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Please note: The best source for the most current information is an admissions counselor.

Learn more about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed this program and other important information regarding gainful employment for the current academic year.

Program Requirements

Data Science Certificate Requirements: 12 credit hours

MSDS 600 Introduction to Data Science
MSDS 610 Data Engineering
MSDS 650 Data Analytics
MSDS 692 Data Science Practicum I

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

 

How to Apply

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A candidate for one of the academic certificate programs must possess the prerequisite skills for entry into one of the College of Computer & Information Sciences (CC&IS) programs and the specific prerequisite skills/knowledge identified in each certificate program.

Regis University’s graduate academic certificates are designed for students who seek new career opportunities, are looking to enhance their work-related knowledge and skills and to advance themselves educationally. The graduate academic certificate represents a selection of courses from the Master of Science programs. These courses could eventually be included in a CC&IS graduate student's program of study or stand alone as courses beyond the degree requirements.

Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking a graduate academic certificate from the College of Computer & Information Sciences (CC&IS) must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

Academic graduate certificates from the College of Computer & Information Sciences require students to have sufficient knowledge and/or experience in database application, programming, computer networking and systems analysis and design. This is assessed for each applicant during the admission interview. Knowledge and experience can be supplemented by courses in these prerequisite areas.

  • Complete the online certificate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcript within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcript is received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Official transcripts must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the Office of Admissions.
  • Current resume
  • Admission Essay (instructions to upload your completed essay are included in the online application)
  • Faculty interview
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Applications due one month prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2015-2016 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2015

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $8,570 12 $710 $50
Online $8,570 12 $710 $50

2016-2017 Academic Year Tuition: Effective Fall 2016

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $8,760 12 $730 $50
Online $8,760
12 $730 $50

Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information. Click here for information regarding student parking fees.