Gain advanced knowledge and skills within data science. Explore how to mine, analyze and map data. Venture into statistical modeling and feature engineering for machine learning.
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Certificate in Data Science
Lloyd Smith, Program Director
Cheek Hall, Room 316; Phone 417-836-4834
The Graduate Certificate in Data Science is a 12-credit hour program designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills in the field of data science, including data analysis, data mining, data visualization, statistical modeling, and feature engineering for machine learning.
- Bachelor’s degree with a GPA of 2.75 GPA or higher.
- CSC 232 or equivalent.
Course requirements (12 hours)
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit hours|
|Choose 4 courses from the following:|
|CSC 630||Introduction to Date Science||3 hrs|
|CSC 635||Data Mining||3 hrs|
|CSC 735||Data Analytics||3 hrs|
|CSC 736||Machine Learning||3 hrs|
|CSC 737||Deep Learning||3 hrs|
Statistical Theory I
|Subject to Departmental approval CSC 612 (Advanced Database Systems) or CSC 798 (Graduate Project in Computer Science) may be substituted for a course in the list above.|
Attain a combined course GPA of at least 3.00 in Date Science certificate courses.
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