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Application Fee


Submission Deadline

Feb 01, 2018

Priority Deadline: February 1, 2018

The Certificate in Data Science is a cohort-based, competitive program with a selective admission process. An application is required to enroll in the program. If accepted, students are required to enroll in all eight courses and complete the program in one semester. A completed application will include the following documents: 

  • Completed application form
  • Resume/CV
  • Statement of Purpose
  • $35 non-refundable application fee

Program Pre-requisites

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Completion of at least two college-level math courses (e.g. statistics, calculus)
  • Basic familiarity with programming or a programming language
  • A laptop for class meetings and coursework

Students must have general competence with algebra (to build models) and statistics (to analyze data) in addition to a basic understanding of calculus (to understand optimization problems).

Computer Programming Pre-requisites

During the program, students will use the Python programming language extensively in class and for the team project. Students with limited or no programming experience are strongly encouraged to gain basic skills and experience in Python prior to enrolling in the program. We recommend the following resources: