Data is the new oil. The ability to collect, manage, and analyze data is growing exponentially and mastery of the tools that are used to do these tasks are a sure path to success in your career. Get a grip on these new concepts and learn how to put them to work in your business with the CCNY Certificate in Data Science Studies - a 10-week program that introduces you to the key concepts, methods, and accomplishments of this versatile approach to problem solving.
Module 1: Big Data and Its Applications in the World Today
Module 2: Patterns, Algorithms, and Infographics
Module 3: Data Preparation and Political Polling
Module 4: Regression, Artificial Intelligence, and Anomalies
Module 5: Overfitting and Sentiment & Text Analysis
Module 6: Data Compression & Recommendation Systems, Decision Trees, and Clustering
Module 7: Degrees of Separation, Social Networks & Challenges of Privacy and Security
New classes begin every two weeks. You will be able to select a class that fits your schedule during the enrollment process.
Tim Chartier is a professor of Mathematics and Computer Science at Davidson College in Davidson, NC and Chief Researcher at Tresata, a predictive analytics software company. Professor Chartier is a recipient of a national teaching award from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). He fields mathematical questions for ESPN's Sport Science program and has served as a resource for the CBS Evening News, National Public Radio, The New York Times, and other major news outlets.
Brian West is an IT instructor and course developer with over 15 years of classroom teaching experience both online and on-campus at schools including Johns Hopkins University and Southern New Hampshire University. He holds a Master’s degree in IT from Tarleton State University and a MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington.
This certificate is designed to provide an introductory-level understanding of data-science and give insights into how the discipline can be used to solve a variety of challenges in business and beyond. There is no complicated mathematics necessary as a prerequisite and anyone with an interest in the subject will be able to follow along.