Data Science - Computer Science

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Data Science Computer Science

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Program Overview

The Data Science – Computer Science graduate certificate is an online or residential program focusing on data science concepts within computer science (e.g., computational techniques and machine learning) plus prerequisite knowledge (e.g., probability and regression). The aim of this certificate is to help students develop an essential skill set in data analytics, including (1) deriving predictive insights by applying advanced statistics, modeling and programming skills, (2) acquiring in-depth knowledge of machine learning and computational techniques, and (3) unearthing important questions and intelligence for a range of industries, from product design to finance.

growth

16% projected job growth
 (computer science)
2018-2028

salary potential

$81,056 average
starting salary
(CS master’s)

job growth

32% projected job
growth (cybersecurity)
2018-2028

Requirements and Costs

Certificate

  • Applicants must have completed the following courses (or their equivalents) with a B- grade or better:
    • CSCI261 Programming Concepts
    • CSCI262 Data Structures
    • MATH213 Calculus III
    • MATH332 Linear Algebra
  • Statement of purpose letter: present your professional and personal goals
  • Resume/CV

Certificate

12 credit hours of coursework:

  • CSCI303 – Instruction to Data Science
  • CSCI470 – Introduction to Machine Learning
  • MATH530 – Statistical Methods I
  • CSCI575 – Machine Learning

Tuition

CREDIT HOURSTUITION 2020-21
Per Semester
1.0$999
2.0$1,998
3.0$2,997
4.0$3,996
5.0$4,995
6.0$5,994
7.0$6,993
8.0$7,992
9.0$8,991
10.0$9,990
11.0$10,989
12.0$11,988
13.0$12,987
14.0$13,986
15.0$14,985
16.0$15,984
17.0$16,983
18.0$17,982
19.0$18,981
  • Employer contributions are routinely applied to cover a portion of this cost.>
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Fees

  • Fees for students enrolled in Mines Online programs or courses are included in the cost of tuition ($999 per credit hour)

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Career Outcomes

  • Software developer
  • Systems analyst
  • Network architect
  • Database administrator
  • Web developer

Online Student Resources

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Academic Support

Tutoring, Writing Center, Library, bookstore, software access and more

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Student Services

Tech help, Disability Services, Career Services, Veteran Services, Blastercard, counseling and more

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Support & Connections

Online student organizations, alumni connections, Dean of Students and more

Degree Options

Certificate

  • Data Science – Computer Science

 

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

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Term Start Dates

Fall II: Oct. 21
Spring I: Jan. 12

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Demonna Wade

“Studying computer science at Mines has given me the flexibility to work in any career field, as well as any location.”

Computer Science Student