Information Technology:

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. Data science specialists require a unique set of skills to analyze numbers and information that supports an organization’s strategy and direction. Hone your knowledge in data sources, statistics, and business framing and become a sought-out Big Data or Data Science professional.

More information is available under the Program Description tab.

These courses are part of the Data Science Program.

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Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Seven (7) Courses

Advanced Statistics for Data Science
Course Code:
INFO70039
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Analytics and Big Data, Introduction to
Course Code:
MGMT70045
Fall
Yes
Winter
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Spring
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Big Data Tools
Course Code:
INFO70040
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
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Business Problem Analysis and Data Modeling
Course Code:
INFO70037
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
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Data Exploration and Basic Statistics for Data Science
Course Code:
INFO70038
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
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Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning
Course Code:
INFO70041
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
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Visualization and Reporting - Capstone Course
Course Code:
INFO70042
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
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ONLINE AND ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY

Looking to enter or grow your career in the field of data science? You can start now!

This Data Science Certificate is a compelling solution that will give you the competitive advantage you need to break into the Big Data and Analytics industry. If you’re organized, analytical and detailed-oriented this program might be right for you.

You will explore data science principles, methods, and techniques for complex problem solving in order to facilitate better business decisions. You will learn from experienced industry professionals who are experts in the data science field and working in various industries.

With a growing demand for skilled professionals who can gather and analyze small to large amounts of data, this program will prepare you to offer effective strategies for company growth and guide business strategies based on data analysis. You’ll develop fundamental statistical and programming skills.

With this Data Science Certificate you will be prepared to take the INFORMS Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®) Certification exam.

Learn how to transform data into business information by exploring, analyzing, predicting, reporting on, and monitoring data from small to large data sets.

Sheridan’s Data Science program will prepare students to apply data science methods and techniques to facilitate business decision-making.  Post-secondary education in a field related to computer science or mathematics is recommended. Alternatively, students would benefit from a basic understanding of programming concepts and linear algebra.

The curriculum includes:

  • The fundamentals of data science and predictive modeling
  • Advanced statistical concepts
  • The application of tools and technologies related to data mining and analysis
  • Impactful strategies for presentation of data and outcomes

For more information, please contact Hayley White at 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