Microsoft Professional Program in Data Science, Certificate

Microsoft Professional Program in Data Science, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 10 months


Built in collaboration with leading universities and employers, the Microsoft Professional Program in Data Science Microsoft Professional Program in Data Science Professional Certificate from EdX in partnership with MicrosoftX MicrosoftX will develop the analytical and programming skills you need to take advantage of the 1.5 million career opportunities available now in data science.

How It Works

Made up of three units and a final project, the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science provides a comprehensive program of study in data science. Learners can choose from different courses within each unit of study.

You'll Learn To:

  • Use Microsoft Excel to explore data
  • Use Transact-SQL to query a relational database
  • Create data models and visualize data using Excel or Power BI
  • Apply statistical methods to data
  • Use R or Python to explore and transform data
  • Follow a data science methodology
  • Create and validate machine learning models with Azure Machine Learning
  • Write R or Python code to build machine learning models
  • Apply data science techniques to common scenarios
  • Implement a machine learning solution for a given data problem

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 10 months
    • Intensity 4 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      9 courses + Final Project Effort: 16 - 32 hours per course

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Data Science Curriculum Courses
  • Introduction to Data Science
  • Applied Machine Learning
  • Implementing Predictive Analytics with Spark in Azure HDInsight
  • Programming with Python for Data Science
  • Programming with R for Data Science
  • Principles of Machine Learning
  • Data Science Essentials
  • Analyzing Big Data with Microsoft R
  • Introduction to Python for Data Science
  • Introduction to R for Data Science
  • Essential Statistics for Data Analysis using Excel
  • Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Power BI
  • Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Excel
  • Querying Data with Transact-SQL
  • Microsoft Professional Capstone : Data Science

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    990 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 USD for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.
  • National Applies to you

    990 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 990 USD for the full programme and a duration of 10 months.
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