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Data Science Certificate

In support of the health and safety of our students and university community, all Mason Professional Education courses are being delivered in virtual formats now through December 2020. We are fully operational and courses will begin on their scheduled start date. Register today!


Data Science is a collaborative effort of talented individuals applying diverse skills and expertise in the areas of data engineering, mathematics and analytics to solve the world’s most difficult problems.

The Data Science course helps students obtain a fundamental understanding of data science techniques, utilizing Python and R.

Have questions or interested in more information about this course? Contact our TechAdvance program team at 703-993-1551 or techadv@gmu.edu.

Offered through a cooperative relationship with TechAdvance IT Training Programs, courses are taught by instructors with substantial experience and expertise in leading IT fields. 


Topics covered in this course include the following:

  • Training Overview
  • Managing and Securing Data (Milestone)
  • Build the DSCI Environment
  • Basic Tools
  • Analytics & Data Science
  • Data Modeling and Analysis
  • Advanced Analysis
  • Visualization and Reporting
  • Finalizing the Use Case
  • Use Case Presentations

After completing this course, students will be able to perform the following roles:

  • Project/Security Manager
  • System Administration
  • Data Engineering
  • Data Analysis (Statistics)
  • Data Analysis (Mathematics)

Designed For

This course is designed for IT Professionals and also IT Managers who want to learn data science fundamentals using Python and R.

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