About this Specialization

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This specialization is designed to teach learners beginning and intermediate concepts of statistical analysis using the Python programming language. Learners will learn where data come from, what types of data can be collected, study data design, data management, and how to effectively carry out data exploration and visualization. They will be able to utilize data for estimation and assessing theories, construct confidence intervals, interpret inferential results, and apply more advanced statistical modeling procedures. Finally, they will learn the importance of and be able to connect research questions to the statistical and data analysis methods taught to them.
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Learner Career Outcomes
50%
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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
Approx. 3 months to complete
Suggested 4 hours/week
English
Subtitles: English, Korean

There are 3 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Understanding and Visualizing Data with Python

4.6
stars
1,294 ratings
251 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Inferential Statistical Analysis with Python

4.6
stars
507 ratings
85 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Fitting Statistical Models to Data with Python

4.4
stars
373 ratings
66 reviews

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  • This course is completely online, so there’s no need to show up to a classroom in person. You can access your lectures, readings and assignments anytime and anywhere via the web or your mobile device.

  • This specialization is made up of three courses, each with four weeks/modules. Each week in a course requires a commitment of roughly 3-6 hours, which will vary by learner.

  • High school-level algebra is the only background knowledge mandatory for the first course in the series. A basic Python and/or coding background is recommended.

  • It is definitely recommended to take this specialization in order.

  • You will not earn University credit for completing this specialization.

  • Upon completion of all courses in this specialization, you will have a solid grasp of statistical analysis and will be able to conduct analyses using the Python programming language. You'll be able to create data visualizations in Python, as well as interpret and explain them. You will be able to utilize data for estimation and assessing theories, interpretation of inferential results, and you will be able to apply more advanced statistical modeling procedures.

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