Certificate in Data Science

Certificate in Data Science

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, machine learning 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

    Entry & mid-level professionals

  • Duration

    4 months

  • Tuition


  • Format


  • Enrollment

    Weekly evening Zoom session

  • Semester of Entry

    Fall, spring, summer

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
  • Conduct statistical hypothesis testing and analysis
  • Create predictive models that learn from data
  • Interpret and iteratively improve models

XBUS-490 Python Basics for Data Analysis is 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.