2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) 
    
    Dec 05, 2022  
2022–2023 Walden University Catalog (March 2022) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Undergraduate Certificate in Data Science


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The Data Science certificate features a sequence of five courses totaling 25 credits. This valuable credential attests to specialized knowledge and skills that can be applied immediately across many industries that use data to make business decisions. The data science courses associated with this certificate were developed in partnership with IBM. 

Note: This certificate is currently not available as a standalone offering. Students may complete the certificate requirements by way of program concentration or elective courses to earn this credential as a part of their undergraduate degree program.

Certificate Requirements


  • 25 total quarter credits
  • 2.5 quarters (7 months) to complete

Course Sequence


Students undertake courses in the following sequence.

Quarter Course Credits
1*    5 cr.
 ** 5 cr.
2    5 cr.
   5 cr.
3    5 cr.

*Quarter 1 courses may need to be taken in reverse order, depending on availability.
**If completing certificate requirements within a Walden undergraduate degree, the following courses may fulfill the STAT 3401 requirement:

 ,  ,  , or  .

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