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Data Science is one of the hottest professions of the decade, and the demand for data scientists who can analyze data and communicate results to inform data driven decisions has never been greater. This Specialization from IBM will help anyone interested in pursuing a career in data science by teaching them fundamental skills to get started in this in-demand field.
The specialization consists of 5 self-paced online courses that will provide you with the foundational skills required for Data Science, including open source tools and libraries, Python, Statistical Analysis, SQL, and relational databases. You’ll learn these data science pre-requisites through hands-on practice using real data science tools and real-world data sets.
Upon successfully completing these courses, you will have the practical knowledge and experience to delve deeper in Data Science and work on more advanced Data Science projects.
No prior knowledge of computer science or programming languages required.
Applied Learning Project All courses in the specialization contain multiple hands-on labs and assignments to help you gain practical experience and skills with a variety of data sets.The projects range from building a dashboard with Python, analyzing socio-economic data with SQL, and performing regression analysis with housing data.
Shareable Certificate Earn a Certificate upon completion 100% online courses Start instantly and learn at your own schedule. Flexible Schedule Set and maintain flexible deadlines. Beginner Level Just basic computer literacy and willingness to self-learn online. No prior knowledge of computer science or programming languages required.
Approximately 6 months to complete Suggested pace of 4 hours/week English Subtitles: English, Arabic, French, Portuguese (European), Italian, Vietnamese, German, Russian, Spanish, Persian, Korean
How the Specialization Works Take Courses A Coursera Specialization is a series of courses that helps you master a skill. To begin, enroll in the Specialization directly, or review its courses and choose the one you'd like to start with. When you subscribe to a course that is part of a Specialization, you’re automatically subscribed to the full Specialization. It’s okay to complete just one course — you can pause your learning or end your subscription at any time. Visit your learner dashboard to track your course enrollments and your progress.
Hands-on Project Every Specialization includes a hands-on project. You'll need to successfully finish the project(s) to complete the Specialization and earn your certificate. If the Specialization includes a separate course for the hands-on project, you'll need to finish each of the other courses before you can start it.
Earn a Certificate When you finish every course and complete the hands-on project, you'll earn a Certificate that you can share with prospective employers and your professional network.