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Duration

15 weeks

Tuition

$995

  Toronto

May 6-Aug 12

Commitment

Part-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Year Founded

1867

Scholarships

yes

If you want to work in the growing field of data science, and have some prior knowledge and experience of basic programming, this course is for you. You’ll learn how to help organizations leverage the increasing variety and volume of data they own or can find on the Internet. You’ll explore the evolution of the fields of data science and predictive analytics. You’ll learn up-to-date techniques for data retrieval, preparation, analysis and visualization. Through hands-on exercises, you’ll build critical programming skills you can use in subsequent courses in the certificate program.

What You’ll Learn

As a result of this course, you will be able to:
• Understand the basic techniques, evolution and promise of data science
• Build hands-on skills in programming languages such as Python and SQL
• Extract data from databases, websites and social media
• Store, clean and analyze data using Pandas

Admission Requirements

A degree in Engineering, Mathematics, or Computer Science is recommended, but not required. Basic knowledge of programming and programming languages is also recommended.

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Student Reviews (5)

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

Management of enterprise analytics certificate

Toronto •

Graduated From

Management of Enterprise Data Analytics

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

4 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars
Overall, the courses helped me develop the skills needed to manage analytics in a corporate environment. The program is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and it includes three courses: Managing Predictive Analytics & Big Data, Maxim...
Overall, the courses helped me develop the skills needed to manage analytics in a corporate environment. The program is recognized by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and it includes three courses: Managing Predictive Analytics & Big Data, Maximizing Value for Predictive Analytics and Big Data, and Advanced Management of Data Analytics. My only feedback for UofT is that there should be a faster way to finish the courses. Ryerson has a fast track program and York is introducing one. I was in the middle of a career transition but had to wait an entire semester for one of the courses to become available. There might be better certificates out there for you if your main goal is learn quickly and apply lessons in a new job.
University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

Great intro course

Toronto •

Graduated From

Foundations of Digital Strategy and Marketing Management

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

na

This course isn't enough to get you a job in digital marketing, but it was a really thorough introduction to the digital marketing field. It offered a strong mix of theory and practice and the instructor was truly excellent. Great place to build a port...

This course isn't enough to get you a job in digital marketing, but it was a really thorough introduction to the digital marketing field. It offered a strong mix of theory and practice and the instructor was truly excellent. Great place to build a portfolio and learn the basics.

FAQ

  • Do I have to be a University of Toronto student or alumnus to apply for courses at the School of Continuing Studies?

    No. All adults are welcome to apply for courses at the School regardless of prior academic background.

  • Can I apply the courses I take at the School of Continuing Studies for credit towards a degree program at the University of Toronto?

    No. Courses taken at the School of Continuing Studies do not carry University of Toronto degree credit.

  • Will I gain admission to the University of Toronto if I take courses at the School of Continuing Studies?

    No. Acceptance into the University of Toronto cannot be attained by completing courses at the School of Continuing Studies. You must apply for admission to degree programs, either through the Office of Admissions and Awards or through the School of Graduate Studies.

  • Do I have to register in a certificate before taking courses?

    You do not have to register in a certificate before enrolling in courses that are requirements in the certificate program. When you have satisfied all certificate requirements in the prescribed time limit, you simply fill out the Certificate Request Form, send it to the School by email, fax or mail, and then wait for the certificate to be mailed to your preferred address. Although it is not necessary to register in a certificate before enrolling in courses, we do recommend that you notify us of your intention to pursue a certificate when you register for your first course. We will be able to track your progress and notify you of any updates or changes to the program.

  • Will the courses I take at the School of Continuing Studies affect my GPA at the University of Toronto?

    All courses taken through the School of Continuing Studies are non-degree, non-credit. Final grades achieved for the School’s courses will not affect your GPA for degree studies at the University of Toronto.

  • I have a degree from another country. Can your institution do an evaluation of my degree?

    Yes. The Comparative Education Service provides assessments of international academic qualifications and compares them to those offered in Canada, which helps employers to better understand our clients’ credentials. Please visit http://learn.utoronto.ca/ces.htm to print out an application and to review the document requirements.

  • Can I get a student visa if I study at the School of Continuing Studies?

    Our full-time English as a Second Language Program is the only course or program offered by the School that may entitle you to qualify for a student visa. Check with the nearest Canadian visa office to make sure you have enough time to get the proper documents, if required. View the Citizenship and Immigration Canada website for more information.

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