Certificate in Data Science

Certificate in Data Science

Live Online Format

Gain the practical data science skills needed to address real-world problems using machine learning.

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Georgetown’s Certificate in Data Science prepares you with the technical and analytical skills required to collect, clean, model, and present data. As a student, you’ll use the Python programming language and industry standard tools to help create and present data analytics, predictive models, and visualizations. Throughout the program, you’ll also hone your communications skills and learn strategies for effective data presentation.

Led by academics and professionals within the data science community, our program incorporates hands-on coursework as well as group work focused on real-world data science projects. By the time you complete the program, you’ll have the well-rounded expertise that enables you to tell powerful stories with data and create an impact on organizational decisions.

  • Ideal for

    Mid-level professionals

  • Duration

    8 courses over 6 months

  • Tuition


  • Format

    Live Online

  • Enrollment

    Friday evenings & Saturdays

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer


What Is Live Online Learning?

Georgetown faculty deliver exceptional educational experiences based on a human-centered approach that integrates the needs of professional learners and the possibilities of technology. Live online classes are kept small to support interactive engaged learning and collaboration.

Upon successful completion of the certificate, you’ll be able to:

  • Apply the data science pipeline to analytical workflows
  • Express effective programming practices for analytics
  • Utilize and query relational and NoSQL databases
  • Ingest and wrangle data for deeper insights
  • Organize statistical hypothesis testing and analysis
  • Create predictive models that learn from data
  • Visualize data and models to communicate solutions
  • Explain the ethical implications of data science

XBUS-490 Python Basics for Data Analysis is now a free optional course for all accepted and registered Data Science students.

Georgetown is a proud partner of District Data Labs, a data science research institute, data product incubator, and open source collaborative founded by two of our faculty members.