Curriculum & Schedule

During the Summer and Fall 2020 semesters, professional development and certificate classes will be offered as Flex Learning experiences. These classes are taught in real-time by Georgetown instructors using Zoom video conferencing. Flex Learning classes are designed to provide our professional learners with a high-quality, engaging educational experience. For more information about Flex Learning, please contact Program Support at pdcprograms@georgetown.edu.

You must successfully complete the eight required courses for a total of 10.80 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), which is equivalent to 108.0 contact hours. The program must be completed in sequence as a cohort. Cohort dates are listed below. Click on the course name for more details. 

  1. Foundations of Data Analytics and Data Science (1.2 CEUs)
  2. Software Engineering for Data (1.8 CEUs)
  3. Data Sources & Storage (1.2 CEUs)
  4. Data Ingestion & Wrangling (1.2 CEUs)
  5. Data Analysis I: Statistics (1.2 CEUs)
  6. Data Analysis II: Machine Learning (1.8 CEUs)
  7. Visual Analytics (1.2 CEUs)
  8. Applied Data Science (1.2 CEUs)

Course Name Cohort 19 Spring 2020 Cohort 20 Summer 2020 Cohort 21 Fall 2020 Cohort 22 Fall 2020
Data Analysis II: Machine Learning May 08- May 16 Jul 31- Aug 08 Oct 30- Nov 07 Nov 20- Dec 05
Visual Analytics May 30- Jun 06 Aug 15- Aug 22 Nov 14- Nov 21 Dec 12- Dec 19
Applied Data Science Jun 13- Jun 20 Aug 29- Sep 12 Dec 05- Dec 12 Jan 09- Jan 16
Data Sources and Storage N/A Jun 13- Jun 20 Sep 12- Sep 19 Oct 03- Oct 17
Data Ingestion and Wrangling N/A Jun 27- Jul 11 Sep 26- Oct 03 Oct 24- Oct 31
Data Analysis I: Statistics N/A Jul 18- Jul 25 Oct 17- Oct 24 Nov 07- Nov 14
Foundations of Data Analytics and Data Science N/A N/A Aug 08- Aug 15 Aug 29- Sep 12
Software Engineering for Data N/A N/A Aug 21- Aug 29 Sep 18- Sep 26