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Data Science

The Data Science microcredential provides valuable knowledge in distinct phases of data science from both technical and business aspects. Individuals employed in business administration related positions (especially in financial industry and health care industry) would be qualified to collect, mine and process data using machine learning and data mining techniques for their organizations.


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  • Online
  • Classroom
  • Hybrid
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Time to Complete

  • Months
  • 6 credit hours


  • Understand techniques for data processing
  • Use basic concepts and methods for classification, including decision tree induction
  • Develop methods for data clustering
  • Discuss trends, applications and research frontiers in data mining
  • Explain data ownership and data privacy elements
  • Explore informed consent and responsible data collection
  • Explain data validity

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