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Data Science

Graduate Certificate

Use today's software tools for data acquisition, manipulation and analysis. 

The graduate academic certificate in Data Science provides an introduction to the concepts of manipulating various sources of data, utilizing statistical data analysis techniques including machine learning and implementing techniques for working with big data.

In this program, you will learn to create visualization products that communicate the results of data analysis. The courses also introduce you to the Hadoop ecosystem of software products and techniques for the discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data. Should you decide to pursue a full master's degree in data science, all courses in the certificate program will seamlessly transfer to your master's degree.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
Online or on-campus courses
8-week terms

Credits for Completion
12 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$950 per credit hour

Sample Data Science Classes

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MSDS 600: Intro to Data Science

Foundational topics of data science including data manipulation, data analysis using statistics and machine learning and techniques for working with Big Data.

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MSDS 610: Data Engineering

Techniques for designing, building, and managing information with relational databases, NoSQL databases and big data infrastructure.

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MSDS 650: Data Analytics

Discovery and communication of meaningful patterns in data using techniques such as statistical modeling, machine learning, computer programming and data visualization.

Program Details

Get all the details on our graduate certificate in Data Science, including course requirements and application materials.

How to Apply

To apply to the Data Science graduate certificate program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts
  • Resume
  • Admissions Essay
  • Relevant work experience or bachelor's degree

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $950 per credit hour
Total program credits: 12
Fees: $75 technology fee may be applied to each course

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.