Data Science – Computer Science

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Data Science – Computer Science

Online at Colorado School of Mines

Data Science – Computer Science Graduate Certificate

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.

Certificate Requirements

Graduate Certificate in Data Science – Computer Science

  • A completed bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited institution
  • 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 goals/purpose: share your professional, academic and personal goals and why you believe Colorado School of Mines is the best place to achieve those goals
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • For international applicants or applicants whose native language is not English, please review the English Proficiency requirement

For additional information about these admissions requirements, please refer to the Admissions Requirements page

Graduate Certificate in Data Science – Computer Science

12 credit hours of coursework:

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

Tuition

CREDIT HOURSTOTAL ONLINE TUITION & FEES 2021-22
1.0$1,114
2.0$2,141
3.0$3,168
4.0$4,195
5.0$5,222
6.0$6,249
7.0$7,276
8.0$8,303
9.0$9,330
10.0$10,357
11.0$11,384
12.0$12,411
13.0$13,438
14.0$14,465
15.0$15,492
  • 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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Investment You Can Count On

16%

projected job growth 2018-2028

$91,250

median annual wage for computer and information technology occupations, May 2020

#1

career return on investment,
research universities,
U.S. Department of Education

Computer Science and Data Science Faculty

Mark Baldwin

Mark Baldwin

Rank - Professor of Practice

Email - baldwin@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2486

Soutir Bandyopadhyay

Soutir Bandyopadhyay

Rank - Associate Professor

Department - Applied Mathematics and Statistics

Email - sbandyopadhyay@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3677

Mehmet Belviranli

Mehmet Belviranli

Rank - Assistant Professor

Email - belviranli@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2325

Tracy Camp

Tracy Camp

Rank - Professor and Department Head

Email - tcamp@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2184

Neil Dantam

Neil Dantam

Rank - Assistant Professor

Email - ndantam@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3761

Vibhuti Dave

Vibhuti Dave

Rank - Teaching Professor

Department - Computer Science, Electrical Engineering

Email - vdave@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3670

H. Sebnem Duzgun

H. Sebnem Duzgun

Rank - Professor and Fred Banfield Distinguished Endowed Chair

Department - Mining Engineering

Email - duzgun@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2357

Gabriel Fierro

Gabriel Fierro

Rank - Assistant Professor

Department - Computer Science

Email - gtfierro@mines.edu

Phone - 303-384-2715

Wendy Fisher

Wendy Fisher

Rank - Associate Department Head and Teaching Associate Professor

Email - wfisher@mines.edu

Phone - 303-273-3195

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