Dartmouth Professional Certificate in Data Science - 6 Months Online

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Dartmouth Professional Certificate in Data Science - 6 Months Online

  • Responsibilities

    Demand for data scientists crosses all industries as employers scramble to harness the power of data analytics to personalize their products, minimize risk, and expand into new markets. The Professional Certificate in Applied Data Science from the Thayer School of Engineering at Dartmouth positions professionals to take full advantage of this trend. Upon completing this program, you will be ready to take advantage of new opportunities and face new challenges in the field of Data Science.

    Prepare to enter the Data Science Job Market:

    • One-to-one career coaching*
    • World-class faculty and thought leadership
    • Regular live webinars*
    • Rigorous, graded assignments (Professional-level certificate)
    • Assistance with career planning
    • Real-world application of knowledge
    • Small group mentoring sessions
    • Learn from and network with your colleagues through peer discussions
    • Ivy League education

    *Services provided by Emeritus, a learning partner for this program.

    Additionally, you will develop high-demand skills in today’s job market, including: Data Visualization, Machine Learning, Risk Management, and Predictive Capabilities. You will understand the basics and potential of Python coding through live coding sessions and application-based assignments. Create visualizations, build linear and logistic regression models, and apply common Machine Learning algorithms such as K-means clustering and random forest. Access the personalized career guidance you need — beyond resumes and LinkedIn profiles — to prepare for a future career in data science. Lastly, you will also develop a data science portfolio to share with prospective employers.

  • Qualifications

    Who this program is best for:

    • Career Launchers, wanting to enter an exciting, evolving field with a foundation that assures flexibility as new platforms and technologies enter the field.
    • Career Builders, ready to build upon existing skills, whether in a technical or non-technical capacity.
    • Career Switchers, looking for new ways to expand opportunities, engage in continuous learning, and increase earning potential.


    Skill requirement: A demonstrated knowledge of Calculus, Linear Algebra, Statistics, and Probabilities is required. *

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  • About Us

    Emeritus offers online professional education courses in collaboration with top-ranked universities across the world: MIT, Columbia, Dartmouth, Wharton, UC Berkeley, Cambridge, London Business School and others. Using technology and curriculum innovation, Emeritus enables working professionals who cannot enroll in full-time courses to access a top-tier, affordable education that will give them the skills needed to be the business leaders of tomorrow. Emeritus’ global team includes 550+ employees located in Boston, Dubai, Mexico City, Mumbai, New Delhi, Shanghai and Singapore.