Postgraduate Certificate Online

Data Science (Online)

12 months
1396 USD/credit 41880 USD/year
1396 USD/credit 41880 USD/year
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The Data Science (Online) program from Drexel University prepares you for success in this rapidly growing field. Data science is seeing a resurgence thanks to the tremendous amounts of data available, and the demand for workers with relevant skills far outpaces the supply.


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment in data science-related fields like the mathematical sciences, natural science management, computer occupations, and database administration is set to grow 9-11.5% by 2026. 

With the Data Science (Online) program from Drexel University, you’ll be prepared with the in-demand skills needed to capitalize on this promising job market and advance your data science career.


  • 100% online
  • Five course, fifteen-credit programs
  • Can be stacked with other online data science certificates for a customized learning experience, or applied to the MS in Data Science or the MS in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning


  • Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Operations Research Analyst

Programme Structure

  • Data is everywhere. Our phones, computers, and even appliances collect data every day, and it is becoming more and more necessary that companies employ experts who can analyze and make use of this information. 
  • Drexel’s online data science certificates help you gain that expertise through stackable certificates that can be completed on your own time. You can complete as many or as few certificates as you need for your career goals, focusing on one specific area of interest at a time. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A four-year bachelor's degree in any major from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution
  • 3.0 GPA preferred in a prior completed degree, bachelor’s or above
  • Official transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Essay/statement of purpose
  • Current resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1396 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    41880 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1396 USD per credit during 12 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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