Data Science

​​​​Whether you’re new to the Computer Sciences field or want to add to your skill set, DMACC’s Data Science Certificate will help position you for a forward-future career in big data and in just about any industry, from business to not-for-profit to government.

With this certificate, you'll:

  • Get a solid understanding of data science concepts and what it takes to succeed as a data scientist.

  • Learn to apply industry-accepted data science project processes (OSEMN, CRISP-DM, TDSP).

  • Be able to acquire, filter, manipulate, and analyze datasets, and create easily consumable outputs.​

  • ​​Gain experience with multiple machine learning models (like K-means, linear/logistic regression, artificial neural networks, Naïve Bayes).​

  • ​Advance your Python programming skills.​

  • ​​Acquire the capability to handle datasets at scale.​​​​​

You can complete this certificate in just 3 terms – one year. It’s

  • A smart add-on to a Computer Science or other degree you’re currently pursuing at DMACC.​​​​​

  • An easy way to upskill for positions in a new – and needed – discipline in your current organization or industry.​​​

​Better yet, the Data Science Certificate qualifies for the Iowa Last Dollar Scholarship​ which covers any tuition gaps not covered by other federal and state grants/scholarships for eligible Iowa residents.​