Gain job-ready skills from IBM experts

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 Professional Certificate from IBM will help anyone interested in pursuing a career in data science or machine learning develop career-relevant skills and experience. It’s a myth that to become a data scientist you need a Ph.D. Anyone with a passion for learning can take this Professional Certificate – no prior knowledge of computer science or programming languages required – and develop the skills, tools, and portfolio to have a competitive edge in the job market as an entry level data scientist. The program consists of 9 online courses that will provide you with the latest job-ready tools and skills, including open source tools and libraries, Python, databases, SQL, data visualization, data analysis, statistical analysis, predictive modeling, and machine learning algorithms. You’ll learn data science through hands-on practice in the IBM Cloud using real data science tools and real-world data sets. Upon successfully completing these courses, you will have built a portfolio of data science projects to provide you with the confidence to plunge into an exciting profession in data science. In addition to earning a Professional Certificate from Coursera, you'll also receive a digital badge from IBM recognizing your proficiency in data science.
Learner Career Outcomes
39%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
19%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Pathway to in-demand jobs
No previous experience necessary
Fast and flexible learning
100% online, self-paced learning designed to fit your life
Valuable career services
Resources to help during your job search
Professional Certificate from IBM
A recognized career credential to enhance your resume
Approximately 12 months to complete
Suggested pace of 4 hours/week
English
Learner Career Outcomes
39%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
19%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Pathway to in-demand jobs
No previous experience necessary
Fast and flexible learning
100% online, self-paced learning designed to fit your life
Valuable career services
Resources to help during your job search
Professional Certificate from IBM
A recognized career credential to enhance your resume
Approximately 12 months to complete
Suggested pace of 4 hours/week
English

There are 10 Courses in this Professional Certificate

Course1

Course 1

What is Data Science?

4.7
stars
44,065 ratings
8,243 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Tools for Data Science

4.5
stars
20,739 ratings
3,190 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Data Science Methodology

4.6
stars
15,701 ratings
1,869 reviews
Course4

Course 4

Python for Data Science, AI & Development

4.6
stars
20,339 ratings
3,241 reviews

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