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30 June 2020


5 Months, Online
6-8 hours per week

Why enroll for the Applied Data Science course?

Data has been called the new global currency, and its meteoric rise is transforming entire industries—and driving the demand for practitioners who can wield its power. From health care and finance to entertainment, cybersecurity and beyond, the need for data scientists continues to grow in tandem opportunities for career advancement within the field.

To help fill this talent gap and further the use of data science to solve real-world problems, Columbia Engineering Executive Education has partnered with Emeritus to create the Applied Data Science course.

Since this course requires an intermediate knowledge of Python, you will spend the first part of this course learning Python for Data Analytics taught by Emeritus. This will provide you with the programming knowledge required to do the assignments and application projects that are part of the Applied Data Science course.


postings for data scientist jobs jumped by 65% from Jan 2015 to Jan 2018.



expected wage growth for data scientists (vs. <2% average wage increase across all occupations.

SOURCE: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


increase in data science jobs by 2020.


Course Highlights

Faculty Video Lectures

Quizzes / Assignments

Moderated Discussion Boards

Q&A Sessions with Course Leaders


Includes Live Online Teaching

Explore the theory, languages and concepts of this in-demand field while acquiring the Python programming knowledge you need to solve real-world data challenges. At the end of the course, you will be able to:



● The course requires an undergraduate knowledge of statistics (descriptive statistics, regression, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing, interval estimation etc.), linear algebra, and probability.


Application Projects

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Vineet Goyal
Vineet Goyal
Associate Professor
Industrial Engineering And Operations Research

Professor Vineet Goyal has a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University...
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Costis Maglaras
Costis Maglaras
Dean of Columbia Business School
David And Lyn Silfen Professor of Business

Costis Maglaras is the David and Lyn Silfen Professor of Business at Columbia University. His research lies on the interface of stochastic modeling with operations management, with emphasis...
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Hardeep Johar
Hardeep Johar
Senior Lecturer Of Industrial Engineering And Operations Research

Hardeep Johar received an M.A. in Economics from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science and is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management...
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Certificate of Completion


Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a verified digital certificate from Emeritus in collaboration with Columbia Engineering Executive Education.

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