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Master the skills needed to solve complex data challenges

MicroMasters® Program in
Statistics and Data Science

What you will learn

  • Master the foundations of data science, statistics, and machine learning
  • Analyze big data and make data-driven predictions through probabilistic modeling and statistical inference; identify and deploy appropriate modeling and methodologies in order to extract meaningful information for decision making
  • Develop and build machine learning algorithms to extract meaningful information from seemingly unstructured data; learn popular unsupervised learning methods, including clustering methodologies and supervised methods such as deep neural networks
  • Finishing this MicroMasters program will prepare you for job titles such as: Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Business Intelligence Analyst, Systems Analyst, Data Engineer
Expert instruction
5 graduate-level courses
Assignments and exams have specific due dates
1 year 2 months
10 - 14 hours per week
Discounted price: $1,350
Pre-discounted price: $1,500USD
For the full program experience

Courses in this program

  1. MITx's Statistics and Data Science MicroMasters® Program

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Meet your instructors
from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITx)

Regina Barzilay
Dimitri Bertsekas
Eren Can Kizildag
Esther Duflo
Sara Fisher Ellison
Qing He
Jan-Christian Hütter
Tommi Jaakkola
Patrick Jaillet
Jimmy Li
Jagdish Ramakrishnan
Philippe Rigollet
Katie Szeto
John Tsitsiklis
Kuang Xu

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Program endorsements

Booz Allen Hamilton

Our business has data at its core. In a competitive marketplace, we have a growing need for employees trained in the critical field of data science with strong analytical skills. The MITx MicroMasters in Statistics and Data Science provides an excellent opportunity for learners to have rigorous training in statistics, data analysis and machine learning and to develop the skills necessary to be competitive in a world increasingly shaped by data.

Joseph Logue , Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Boston Globe Media

Digital transformation has fundamentally changed how media organizations operate. The Boston Globe recognizes the need to be forward-thinking and prepared to identify and capitalize on new opportunities and navigate the challenges of our industry. At the core of what we do is the powerful journalism across each of our brands – The Boston Globe, STAT and In order to support the incredible work coming out of our newsrooms, there is an increasing reliance on leveraging technology, business strategy, product innovation and leadership in our organization. The MicroMasters® program delivers the knowledge and skillsets that are must-haves for the Globe as we continue to transform the business, develop our talent and recruit new candidates.

Claudia Henderson , Chief Human Resources Officer, Boston Globe Media

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Discounted price: $1,350
Pre-discounted price: $1,500USD
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