Basic Certificate in Data Science

  • Total Credit Hours: 15

About this field

The Basic Certificate in Data Science is designed to prepare students for careers in research, education, industry, and government. This is a rapidly growing and in-demand career path. If you are currently a STEM major; you may want to consider adding this certificate to your degree.

The Valdosta State Difference

Students seeking research experience can work on research projects with professors in their areas of interest. In the past, many students’ works have been presented at the annual VSU Undergraduate Research Symposium, as well as at regional and national conferences. The department also has a PC lab, Linux lab, Graphics lab, and a new Data Science Lab. Additionally, all classrooms are equipped for multi-media presentations.

What You'll Learn

The Basic Certificate in Data Science requires 15 hours of coursework, with required courses in the area of statistics.


  • Data Analyst
  • Data Architect
  • Data Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
  • 229.333.5778
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  • 2072 Nevins Hall
    1500 N. Patterson St.
    Valdosta, Georgia 31698