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Data Science Noncredit Certificate

Think Across

Unify data analysis and informatics to arrive at understanding and insight.

Demand for data analysts and data specialists is booming, making data science one of the fastest-growing professions. This noncredit certificate will give you the interdisciplinary knowledge to thrive in big data across every category of business. Data science is refining how business gets done in telecommunications, financial services, manufacturing, communications and healthcare.

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Spring, Summer & Fall Semesters
8-week Courses


Scheduled Online Study (Canvas)


$299 per course
$100 off when registering for all four

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Making Sense of Data

Data is valuable. Data can be mined for the development of businesses strategies.

But data requires decoding. It needs to be read and analyzed. Data science requires specialized expertise in order to make data-driven discoveries.

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The Future is Data

A world of opportunities awaits you as you learn how to optimize business processes with data science across wide-ranging industries and positions:

  • Product managers or supervisors, monitoring purchase behavior or inventory
  • Accountants or financial specialists, evaluating data for fraud or security breaches
  • Marketing, communications or media specialists, leveraging data to optimize consumer engagement
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Gain a Competitive Edge

Upon successful completion of all the five sessions and capstone, you will receive an exclusive UW-Green Bay credential, a digital badge validating your accomplishment and signaling to employers your mastery of the curriculum. The digital badge can be featured on LinkedIn, your resume, email signature and website.
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Flexible Sessions

This certificate program is offered in eight-week, scheduled online courses, allowing you to balance your work and family responsibilities. This noncredit certificate program may be completed in under a year.

Introduction to Computer Programming*^

Spring 2023, Summer 2023 & Fall 2023

Summer: July 7-August 25, 2023
Fall: 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*

Spring 2023 & Fall 2023

Spring: March 31-May 26, 2023
Fall: 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*^

Spring 2023

Summer: July 7-August 25, 2023
Fall: 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 & Big Data

Spring 2023 & Fall 2023

Spring: March 31-May 26, 2023
Fall: 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.

* These three classes fulfill the prerequisites the Master of Science in Data Science with UW Extended Campus.
^ These two classes fulfill the requirements of the Master of Science in IT Management with UW Extended Campus.

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Need Guidance?

If you have questions or would like to inquire about a group or team rate, please email Shaun Buntjer, Program Specialist, at

Email Shaun