Certificate in Applied Data Science

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About the Program

Looking to enhance and advance your career in data science, or transition into a role in which you’re regularly analyzing and solving major issues? With a Certificate in Applied Data Science from Case School of Engineering at Case Western Reserve, one of the top universities in the U.S., you’ll learn to build data models and troubleshoot real-world problems.

No matter your background, this certificate can help you become a key player in any organization: one who understands both the business’s needs and the data science that is critical to smart decision making. Plus, it can help you meet your licensure/accreditation requirements, and could even earn you a higher salary, thanks to the specialized knowledge and hands-on experience you acquire.

What to Expect

Our five-course certificate program covers a range of graduate-level courses that can be taken in person or online. In less than two years—on a schedule that works best for you—you’ll complete classes in topics such as applied engineering statistics, data science, data visualization and analytics, spatial statistics, and applied data science research.

Data science is a fast-growing field with significant growth potential across industries—and no matter your background, our Certificate in Applied Data Science can help you become an incredible asset on any team.

You must complete all necessary coursework for the program and earn a minimum GPA of 3.0 in order for the graduate-level university certificate to be awarded. The courses and certificate will show up on your Case Western Reserve University transcript.

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A Place for Success

Cleveland is an ideal place for those looking to transition into data science roles in fields such as materials and manufacturing, utilities, banks, insurance, and health care.

Beyond career opportunities, the city is known for its culture, food and low cost of living. And Case Western Reserve is situated in the heart of University Circle, one of the city’s most energetic and culturally robust communities. From our campus, you’re just a short walk to some of Cleveland and University Circle’s most outstanding destinations—the world-renowned Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, and Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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Admission Requirements

This graduate-level university certificate can be awarded to current Case Western Reserve University graduate students and working professionals who apply to this program.

The certificate is offered and managed through School of Graduate Studies. If you have specific questions related to the program, please contact the Case School of Engineering to learn more and apply today!

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