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Certificate in Data Science

Lloyd Smith, Program Director
Cheek Hall, Room 316; Phone 417-836-4834

Program description

The Graduate Certificate in Data Science is a 12-credit hour program designed to provide advanced knowledge and skills in the field of data science, including data analysis, data mining, data visualization, statistical modeling, and feature engineering for machine learning.

Admission requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree and a 2.75 GPA is required
  2. Should have course work equivalent to CSC 232

Course requirements (12 hours)

Course Code Course Title Credit hours
CSC 635 Data Mining 3 hrs
CSC 735 Data Analytics 3 hrs
CSC 742 Evolutionary Computing 3 hrs
MTH 645 Applied Statistics 3 hrs

Completion requirements

Attain a combined course GPA of at least 3.00 in required courses.