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Data Science Certificate

Data Science Certificate

South College’s online Data Science Certificate program helps put you on the path towards a career in the in-demand field of data science. Utilizing existing courses from South College’s AS/BS degree programs in Computer Science and Information Technology, this bootcamp style certificate program requires no prior knowledge or experience. In absence of an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree, job candidates need industry-recognized skills. This program offers students the opportunity to take industry certifications from introductory level data processing to Google analytics. Courses in the program are designed to help provide opportunity to develop a foundational understanding and, relevant skills, as well as provide study guides and exam practice for success on certification exams.




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Degree Features

Data Science Certificate

  1. Program Duration

    30 weeks (7.5 months)

  2. Financial Aid

    Available for qualified applicants

  3. Location


  4. Accreditation Status

    South College is regionally accredited by SACSCOC
    Not under purview of programmatic accreditors

Financial Aid

Financial aid, offered through a variety of government, state and local programs, grants and scholarships—including Tennessee Promise, Tennessee Reconnect, South College Promise, and others—is available to those who qualify. To learn more about the financing options available to help you pursue an online Data Science Certificate at South College, contact us today.


Industry Outlook

Many potential career paths exist for graduates of South College’s Data Science Certificate program, including opportunities as a data analyst or business analyst, with a wide range of positions in research services and more. Take your first steps toward a wider world of opportunities in data science today.


Data Science Certificate

Program Overview

A short, targeted bootcamp style certificate program in the field of data science, the Data Science Certificate program at South College is designed to help provide organizations with individuals able to perform advanced data analysis for business intelligence—through evaluation, statistics, and the application of extremely large data sets (big data). The program provides students with foundations in understanding statistics, data structures, and analytical tools, as well as the foundations of scripting, with extensive exposure to complex and large-scale data analytics. Students will learn to create scripts or software solutions to extract usable information and business intelligence from data sets, including data representation, data processing, and presentation of results. This certificate is focused on applied skills and can be completed in as little as 30 weeks with full-time enrollment.

South College


South College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award degrees at the doctorate, educational specialist, master’s, baccalaureate, and associate levels, as well as certificates. Questions about the accreditation of South College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (



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