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Data Science Certificate

Data Science Certificate

Data Science Certificate: Course Description

Start your career as a data scientist with this hands-on certificate program. Learn key programming concepts in Python, analyze data with Python, create machine learning models in Python, and work with databases using SQL. This comprehensive data science program will get you ready for entry-level data science positions. 

You'll start with programming fundamentals in Python and start working with key data packages like Numpy, Pandas, and Matplotlib. You'll work on real data science projects to build your data science skills and confidence. This program will also cover SQL, the most commonly used language for interacting with databases.

Hours: 72

Tuition: $3,195

This program includes the following courses:

  • Python for Data Science Bootcamp
  • Python Machine Learning Bootcamp
  • SQL Bootcamp
  • Python for Automation

You'll work on data analysis projects, create machine learning models, learn to combine and pull information from databases from SQL, automate tasks with Python, and more in this certificate program.

About Data Science

Data science is the science of using data to make decisions or predictions. In data science classes, you'll learn how to analyze data to inform decisions and leverage machine learning to build predictive models.

Say for example you wanted to understand the daily movement patterns of a particular stock, you could use data science to analyze that data, find trends, and create a predictive model of how it will move in the future. Data science and machine learning are all the hype around the business world as more data is available and the need for data-driven decisions is growing. Data science can be used across a variety of industries and can help inform the way decisions are made in lots of contexts. While data analytics is critical, data science allows you to go one level deeper and use the data you have to make predictions. With machine learning, you'll use statistical analyses and other machine learning methods to predict trends. 

In this program, you'll learn the skills you need to become a data scientist and start a career in one of the most in-demand fields. This course starts from the ground-up and works its way all the way up to advanced machine learning and automation concepts. You'll walk away with a whole new set of skills and mastery of data. 

Instructor Bio

Rob joins our team after years of experience in the FinTech industry, where he worked on data analytics tools for banks and credit unions. Most recently, he was a senior developer on a targeted marketing tool that won an industry-wide and is now used by over 80 institutions. Rob holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Wesleyan University and an M.Sc. in Mathematical Logic from the Universiteit van Amsterdam.

This course is delivered in partnership with Noble Desktop, a leading design and coding school in NYC with over three decades of experience.

Data Science Certificate Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.


Please call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to schedule a course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Data Science Certificate: Full Overview

Python for Data Science Bootcamp

  • Handle different types of data, such as integers, floats, and strings
  • Control the flow of your programs with conditional statements, loops, and functions
  • Reuse and simplify code with object-oriented programming
  • Analyze tabular data with Numpy and Pandas
  • Create graphs and visualizations with Matplotlib
  • Make predictions with linear regression, using sci-kit learn

Python Machine Learning Bootcamp

  • How to clean and balance your data using the Pandas library
  • Applying machine learning algorithms such as logistic regression and random forest using the sci-kit learn library
  • Choosing good features to use as input for your algorithms
  • Properly splitting data into training, test and cross-validation sets
  • Important theoretical concepts like overfitting, variance, and bias
  • Evaluating the performance of your machine learning models

SQL Bootcamp

  • Explore and alter data using a graphical user interface
  • Write queries to search through tables programmatically
  • Understand various data types and convert between them
  • Combine information across tables with join statements
  • Advanced techniques like subqueries and timestamp functions

Python for Automation

  • Learn the syntax of Python and how to construct programs
  • Learn how to run your programs on a regular schedule
  • How to handle errors

This course is meant for beginners and requires no prior coding experience.

Data Science Certificate: Course Materials

You will receive a training manual created by our experts for course review. 

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