Advanced Certificate in Data Science

Program level: 
Degree awarded: 
non-degree certificate
Country of accreditation: 
United States
Program accreditation/registration: 
Program approved and registered by the New York State Education Department
Program length: 
1 year (10 months)
US degree credits: 
8

Program Description

The Advanced Certificate in Data Science is offered by the Department of Network and Data Science at CEU (CEU DNDS). Students will enroll and receive their PhD or MA degree in either the DNDS or other Departments at CEU. CEU DNDS offers a teaching scheme of data science-oriented quantitative methods courses to respond to the data science revolution. Specifically, this certificate is an advanced track teaching highly competitive and sophisticated skills in data science, with a special focus on applications to practical social problems.

Learning Outcomes

Students enrolled in the Data Science program will be able to use advanced empirical methods and theoretical approaches to address data-driven phenomena in the social and economic sciences.  Either in an academic career or in a career in government or business, we see a definitive advantage for students with training in data science. The main aims of this certificate program are:

1) to provide students with cutting-edge knowledge and skills that are highly demanded in any field of the current job market; and

2) to increase learning and teaching efficiency by clarifying the structure of prerequisites in data science-oriented methods courses.