Certificate in Statistical and Computational Data Science, Newton (Boston Area)
The Certificate in Statistical and Computational Data Science is offered jointly between Statistics and Computer Science.
The Certificate can be earned completely remotely/online.
-The Certificate can be completed in one year and requires 5 courses total, with a minimum of 2 courses in each of Statistics and Computer Science. The 5 courses can be a subset of the 10 courses needed for the M.S. Statistics Degree.
-The following Statistics courses for the certificate can be taken remotely: STAT 535, STAT 607, STAT 608, STAT 625, STAT 697V (note that STAT 697V counts as a Computer Science course for the certificate).
-The following Computer Science courses for the certificate are offered online during the 2022-2023 academic year, and are expected to be offered online in future years: COMPSCI 514, COMPSCI 532, COMPSCI 589, COMPSCI 685, COMPSCI 689. STAT 697V is offered remotely and counts as a Computer Science course for the certificate.
-Note that UMass Amherst now offers an Online M.S. in Computer Science; as a result, many Computer Science courses for the Data Science Certificate are now offered online. For more information on the Online M.S. in Computer Science, please see this link.