Data Analytics and Visualization with Excel and R, Certificate | Part time online | edX - online learning platform | United States
10 months
792 USD/full
792 USD/full
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Data Analytics and Visualization with Excel and R Certificate in collaboration with IBMx.

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This Professional Certificate program is intended for anyone who is seeking to develop the job-ready skills, tools, and portfolio for an entry-level data analyst or data scientist position. No prior knowledge of R, or programming is required to get you started!In this Data Analytics and Visualization with Excel and R Professional Certificate Program in collaboration with IBMx, you will dive into the role of a data analyst or data scientist and develop the essential skills you need work with a range of data sources and apply powerful tools, including Excel, Cognos Analytics, and the R programming language (including: ggplot2, Leaflet and R Shiny), towards becoming a data driven practitioner, and gaining a competitive edge in the job market.By the end of this program, you will be able to explain the data analyst and data scientist roles. Skills you will developer and tools you will be exposed to in this program include:

  • Excel spreadsheets to create charts and plots.
  • Cognos Analytics to create interactive dashboards.
  • Relational databases and query data using SQL statements.
  • R programming language to complete the entire data analysis process - including data preparation, statistical analysis, data visualization, predictive modeling, and creating interactive data applications.
  • Various methods to communicate your data findings and learn to prepare a report for stakeholders. This program is suitable for anyone with a passion for learning and does not require any prior data analysis, statistics, or programming experience.

Job Outlook

  • Data Analysts and Data Scientists are in demand, with 20% growth expected through 2028 (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics).
  • Over 2.5 Million jobs in data science and related professions (Burning glass).
  • Data Science and Analytics professionals earn average starting salaries of over $80,000 in the US.
  • R is the preferred programming language for statistical analysis in many organizations. More than 400,000 open job postings required R programming skill in the last two years.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Data Analytics Basics for Everyone
  • Analyzing Data with Excel
  • Data Visualization and Building Dashboards with Excel and Cognos
  • R Programming Basics for Data Science
  • SQL for Data Science with R
  • Analyzing Data with R
  • Visualizing Data with R
  • R Data Science Capstone Project

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 10 months
    • 2 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

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    792 USD/full
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    792 USD/full
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