Introduction to Data Science

MOOC
Introduction to Data Science
Language
English
Duration
2 months
Certificate
Certification paid
Course by EdX
Introduction to Data Science
What will you learn?
How the Microsoft Data Science curriculum works
How to navigate the curriculum and plan your course schedule
Basic data exploration and visualization techniques in Microsoft Excel
Foundational statistics that can be used to analyze data
About the course

Learn what it takes to become a data scientist.

This is the first stop in the Data Science curriculum from Microsoft. It will help you get started with the program, plan your learning schedule, and connect with fellow students and teaching assistants. Along the way, you'll get an introduction to working with and exploring data using a variety of visualization, analytical, and statistical techniques.

edX offers financial assistance for learners who want to earn Verified Certificates but who may not be able to pay the fee. To apply for financial assistance, enroll in the course, then follow this link to complete an application for assistance.

Note: These courses will retire in June. Please enroll only if you are able to finish your coursework in time.

Program
Introduction to Data Science
Get started on your Data Science journey.
Lecturers
Graeme Malcolm
Graeme Malcolm
Senior Content Developer Microsoft Learning Experiences
Liberty J. Munson
Liberty J. Munson
Principal Psychometrician and Quality Lead Microsoft
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