Data Science

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NONCREDIT CERTIFICATE 

Empower Your Career

 

Data science has been ranked as one of the fastest-growing professions, with demand for analysts booming. This noncredit certificate will give you the knowledge and expertise to thrive in big data in almost every category of business.

Data science is refining how business gets done in telecommunications, financial services, manufacturing, communications and healthcare.

Accelerated & Online Format

$299/course ($100 off when registering for all 4)
— Online Training, Scheduled Classes —


The accelerated online format provides flexibility that will allow you to balance your work and family responsibilities while continuing your education and advancing your career. The noncredit certificate can be completed in under a year. Each course is eight weeks in length. 
 
Core Certificate Courses Dates Description                                                                       
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER
PROGRAMMING*^
March 25-May 20, 2022

September 9-November 4, 2022

January 27-March 24, 2023

July 7-August 25, 2023

November 17-January 26, 2024

Providing an introduction to the history of
computing, fundamental computer concepts, procedural and structured programming techniques, including Python. 

ELEMENTARY STATISTICS* Jul 1-Aug 26, 2022   

November 18-January 20, 2023

March 31-May 26, 2023

September 8-November 3, 2023         
Introducing descriptive statistics, frequency and contingency tables, correlations and co-variances, Estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and t-tests.
INTRODUCTION TO DATABASES
AND DATA ANALYTICS*^
March 25-May 20, 2022

September 9-November 4, 2022

​January 27-March 24, 2023

July 7-August 25, 2023

November 17-January 26, 2024
Providing an overview of basic concepts of SQL (Structured Query Language and basic concepts of relational database systems.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE, DATA WAREHOUSING AND BIG DATA                                                                                                                  Jul 1-Aug 26, 2022   

November 18-January 20, 2023

March 31-May 26, 2023

September 8-November 3, 2023 
Giving students a look at the main components of data warehousing and all the major facets of developing and using a modern data warehouse in the age of analytics and big data.

* NOTE: These three classes fulfill the prerequisites for our Master of Science in Data Science collaborative degree. 
^ NOTE; These two classes fulfill the requirements of the IT Management Program collaborative degree. 


Be a Part of Big Data's Future

  • IF YOU ARE A PRODUCT MANAGER OR SUPERVISOR managing purchase behavior or inventory and want to grow your potential.
  • IF YOU WORK IN ACCOUNTING OR FINANCIAL SERVICES evaluating data for fraud or security breaches and want to add value and get promoted.
  • IF ARE A MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS OR MEDIA SPECIALIST looking to leverage data in ways that optimize consumer engagement and progress your interests and career.

Image of digital badge for data scienceGain a Competitive Edge

Upon completion of the certificate, you will receive an exclusive UW-Green Bay Digital Badge, validating your accomplishment and signaling to employers your mastery of statistics, data analytics, business intelligence and big data. The digital badge can also be displayed on LinkedIn, your resume or your email signature. The field is predicted to create 11.5 million jobs nationwide by 2026, so prospective job seekers will have numerous opportunities.

Take the Next Step

Let UW-Green Bay help advance your career. Each course is $299, and if you register for all four you get $100 off. 


 

Questions?

If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact Melissa Betke, Program Specialist at betkem@uwgb.edu or 920-663-7337.