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Data Science

Sheridan Certificate

Like Big Data and Analytics? Break into the in-demand field of data science and use your analytical and problem-solving skills to join a lucrative industry. Hone your knowledge in data sources, statistics, predictive analytics and business framing and become a sought-out Big Data or Data Science professional.

NOTE: This program is in the process of being phased out. We will not be accepting new students. Students pursuing this credential will have until the end of the Spring 2022 term to complete program requirements. 

We two Micro-Credentials in Data Science which can be found here

 

New Micro-Credentials for Data Science

Sheridan is excited to launch three new Micro-Credentials designed to replace this certificate program. They can be found here:

Please note that our Data Analyst Micro-Credential is the first Micro-Credential required in the series. 

These courses are part of the Data Science Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully complete all six courses in this suggested (NOT Mandatory) order: INFO70037; INFO70038; INFO70039; INFO70041; INFO70040; The INFO70042 Capstone course should be taken as the last course in the program.

Advanced Statistics for Data Science
Course Code:
INFO70039
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Big Data Tools
Course Code:
INFO70040
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Business Problem Analysis and Data Modeling
Course Code:
INFO70037
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Data Exploration and Basic Statistics for Data Science
Course Code:
INFO70038
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Data Science Applied Project
Course Code:
INFO70042
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
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Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning
Course Code:
INFO70041
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes

 

Program Discontinuation

Students pursuing this credential will have until the end of the Spring 2022 term to complete program requirements.

New Micro-Credentials for Data Science

Sheridan has two Micro-Credentials .

Note: It is recommended that students who have no experience in Data Science begin with the Data Analyst Micro-Credential program 

Program Discontinuation Schedule 

We will be scheduling courses within the Data Science program until Spring 2022 to give students the opportunity to complete this certificate. Below is a schedule for which you can complete the required course(s) left in the program:

Course CodeDescriptionSpring 2021Fall 2021Winter 2022Spring 2022
INFO70037Business Problem Analysis and Data ModelingXINFO70281INFO70281INFO70281
INFO70038Data Exploration and Basic Statistics for Data ScienceXXN/AN/A
INFO70039Advanced Statistics for Data ScienceXXXN/A
INFO70040Big Data ToolsXINFO70283INFO70283N/A
INFO70041Predictive Analytics and Machine LearningXINFO70282INFO70282INFO70282
INFO70042Data Science Applied ProjectN/AXXX


INFO70042 Data Science Applied Project is the last course in the program, and should be taken at the very end of your academic schedule. 

Contact Us

If you are a student currently in this program and require assistance with the phase out plan for completing this certificate, contact Hayley White via email: hayley.white@sheridancollege.ca

 

Data analysis and insight are key to an organization’s success. Businesses large and small turn to their data experts to provide the understanding and predictions in order to plan for the future. As the copious amount of information continues to increase, so does the opportunities for Big Data skilled-professionals.

Sample job titles include:

  • Analytics Professional
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Manager
  • Business Analyst