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2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Professional Data Science Advanced Certificate

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(SIMS Code: 776307)

The advanced certificate in Data Science will provide students with hands-on training for data analytics. Students will study fundamental principles for statistical inference, classification and prediction, machine learning, and other advanced topics in data science. Students will also be required to analyze data with computer software and to interpret data analysis results for real world problem-solving and decision-making. The Professional Data Science Advanced Certificate is offered fully online through admission to the SDSU Global Campus program.


The minimum admission requirement is a bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field with a GPA of at least 2.5. In addition, the student should have completed before entering the program the following undergraduate coursework: two semesters of calculus with a grade of C (2.0) or better in each course, and working knowledge of a programming language.


(12 units)

Students must complete the following 12 units of certificate coursework with a minimum grade point average of a B (3.0).    

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