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Graduate Certificate in Data Science

Elmhurst College offers a graduate certificate in data science, offered entirely online through the Elmhurst College Online Center. Elmhurst's graduate certificate in data science uses five existing courses from the master’s in data science program. Students who complete the five courses for credit will receive the graduate certificate in data science, or they may complete an additional five courses to earn a master’s degree in data science.

Course Requirements*
Five courses are required:

MDS 523 Data Warehousing
MDS 546 Quantitative Methods
MDS 534 Data Mining and Business Intelligence
MDS 549 Data Mining Project
One graduate-level elective

If a student chooses to complete the master’s in data science, additional coursework will include: MDS 535, MDS 556, MDS 564, MDS 576 and one additional graduate-level elective

*The program directors reserve the right to allow students to substitute required data science courses based upon an admission interview.

Sample Course Sequence
Fall A
MDS 523 Data Warehousing

Fall B
MDS 546 Quantitative Methods

Spring A
MDS 534 Data Mining and Business Intelligence

Spring B
MDS 549 Data Mining Project

Summer
One elective from another graduate program at Elmhurst

How to Apply
To apply for the graduate certificate in data science, go to the online application and follow the instructions for non-degree students. If you wish to complete the additional five courses to earn the master’s in data science, you must apply following all of the admission requirements for the master’s degree program.

For more information, contact the School for Professional Studies at (630) 617-3300 or sps@elmhurst.edu.

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